Even as some of the most “progressive” candidates for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination have said they want to eliminate charter schools, support for the schools from minority parents has increased.
Black and Latino parents have chanted “Our children, our choice,” outside Senator Elizabeth Warren’s speeches.
The lack of support for charter schools among top candidates for the 2020 Democratic nomination is “a reflection more broadly of the lack of respect for black voters in the party,” said Richard Buery, chief of policy at KIPP, the nation’s largest charter school network. “These are folks that should be champions of black children and allies of black educators.”
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