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Speaking Truth to #ALEC

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Published on Dec 2, 2012

UPDATED: Here's a link to the whole story of what happened here, and why it's so significant! Please read: http://bit.ly/RlfjT8
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On November 30, 2012, I had the rare and deeply disturbing experience of witnessing part of the American Legislative Exchange Council's Education Task Force meeting: a closed-door policy-shaping session open only to the state legislators who help to pass them, the corporate lobbyists who pay big money to shape and sponsor them-- and scrappy activists like me, who are no longer willing to cede our policy-making processes to unaccountable, undemocratic organizations who hide from the people their decisions ultimately affect. Here's me speaking from my heart as a teacher driven from the classroom into activism by destructive policies like theirs. I'll have more words and information soon.

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