Analysis James Meredith: This is what Martin Luther King Jr. would tell school ‘reformers’ – The Answer Sheet

 

There cannot be a more qualified person to speak about Civil Rights than James Meredith.  Valerie Strauss describes the 83 year old’s history with Martin Luther King and subsequent life-long fight for civil rights.  His and William Doyle’s statement about education reform and choice is well worth reading.

By James Meredith with William Doyle

President Trump calls education the “civil rights issue of our time.”  But he is pursuing education policies that will increase segregation and inequality, dismantle public education in America, and imperil the future of our democracy.

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