Community Schools: Progressive Reform Or Privatization Trojan Horse?
In this symposium:
Community schools are a way to address the challenges faced by low-income school districts; they also provide a unique opportunity to create bottom-up, democratically controlled school governance.
Bottom-up democracy through community schools sounds like a great idea, but there are many dangers from these ‘charter schools on steroids.”
We shouldn’t assume that union and community efforts will inevitably succumb to corporate co-optation.