'Diversity' -- ruling class version... What do Arlene Ackerman, Barbara Byrd Bennett, and Beverly Hall all have in common (other than Broad Foundation sponsorship?)...

Atlanta Schools Supt. Beverly Hall died before she would have had to face trial or a guilty plea in the massive test cheating scandal that rocked Georgia's largest school district. Hall was widely feted for her "leadership" in improving the city's schools until it was discovered (only after a newspaper and a state investigation uncovered the massive frauds) that the city's claims of improved school test scores had been the result of the silliest methods of upping test scores (erasing wrong answers on children's test answer sheets, among other tricks and replacing them with the "right" answers) to please the nationally known leader of corporate "school reform." As the evidence mounts that corporate "School Reform" in the United States is educationally ethically and pedagogically bankrupt, a historical record is also being established that is worth a close look, especially by people in Chicago who want to seriously improve the city's vast public school system. The issue might best be probed through the answer to a simple question: What do Arlene Ackerman, Barbara Byrd Bennett, and Beverly Hall all have in common?

Yes. They are all crooks (or were during their time heading one of America's ten largest school systems)...



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