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video: Karran Harper Royal and Jose Vilson at Netroots 2012

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Karran Harper Royal, parent advocate and a founding member of Parents Across America and PAA-NOLA, speaks at Netroots 2012 about how the model of privatization of education in New Orleans is not a model to be replicated and how she is organizing resistance to this myth. In addition, Jose Vilson talks about how the public release of the teacher data reports has helped mobilize teachers and anti-testing advocates in NYC.

Video: ALEC’s plot to raid our schools through virtual learning

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Parents Across America was one of the first organizations to shine a light on the nefarious activities of ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council which promotes privatization of our schools, through charters, vouchers, and online learning. See the new video below, starring Karran Harper Royal, one of PAA’s founders, about how ALEC is pushing substandard virtual learning in state legislatures throughout the country, in order to reap huge corporate profits for the privateers and defraud our kids.

Video: ALEC's plot to raid our schools through virtual learning

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Parents Across America was one of the first organizations to shine a light on the nefarious activities of ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council which promotes privatization of our schools, through charters, vouchers, and online learning. See the new video below, starring Karran Harper Royal, one of PAA’s founders, about how ALEC is pushing substandard virtual learning in state legislatures throughout the country, in order to reap huge corporate profits for the privateers and defraud our kids.

Sue Bordelon on NOLA charters and her special needs son

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See the video below of Sue Bordelon and her son Clark, speaking about his abusive treatment at the hands of New Orleans charter schools – in a system that has been praised by Arne Duncan and others as a model for the nation. Their powerful testimony was filmed during the inaugural press conference held by the new chapter of Parents Across America NOLA, along with the John McDonogh Alumni Association, the Downtown Neighborhood Improvement Association, and the Esplanade Ridge/Treme Civic …