When schools aren’t delivering, state has duty to intervene

Receivership or other steps are a moral – and legal – obligation

I’VE OFTEN, and recently, heard arguments that state intervention in school districts is an assault on democracy, even racist. I disagree. Access to literacy is a fundamental right and foundation of democracy. Inaction by public bodies charged with ensuring literacy for every child is the real assault on democracy. In Gary B. vs. Snyder, a(...)

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