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Seizing Upon Post-Hurricane Damage, Puerto Rico's New "Education Reform" Law Paves Way for Charters, Vouchers

Seizing Upon Post-Hurricane Damage, Puerto Rico's New "Education Reform" Law Paves Way for Charters, Vouchers

Andrea Germanos, staff writer

Roughly six months after Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico, the island's governor signed into law "education reform" legislation that he says "puts our students first" but that critics say stinks of a privatization plan that will do nothing to help students.

People of Puerto Rico : Like Nancy Raygun said,

“Just Say No.”

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Disaster Capitalism has been moving around the world for 46 years and the elites keeping winning, privatizing and looting countries, century old business’, the taxpayers coffers. It all started by Milton Friedman and the American corporations who were to gain like all fossil fuels, chemical companies, and keep track any longer of the corrupt corporations that have no loyalties to countries. They want to rule the world and our governments around the world allow it as the politicians making the laws and regulations that allow privatization while getting rich themselves.

Time to stand up people, but we know we are singing to the choir here.

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There’s a question to the Governor MS. Ravitch forgot:
Does he know we will find out how much his bribe is ?

Everywhere we need to be saying NO to Charter schools.

This is simply an assault on public education.

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Charter schools are among the ugliest faces of privatization. Borrowing money so a coop can grow is a subtler version of the same ugly face.

Privatization is a bankers dream. Interest plus up front fees. Great game with a second set of up front fees at refinance time for a loan the privatizer does not plan to pay back.

This is a repeat of New Orleans and Honduras with Chile beyond memory.

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Who wrote that law - Betsy DeVos?

This governor is a real loser and needs to be impeached.