Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Podcast Alert: 2020 Democratic Candidates’ Assault on School Choice and Charter Schools

I was recently invited to talk with Inez Stepman of the Independent Women’s Forum on their podcast, “She Thinks.” The conversation focuses on the increasing hostility towards school choice by most of the Democratic candidates for president and on how they have chosen to represent the unions instead of the majority of black and brown parents clamoring for options.

We also talk about why it is that a group of mostly white and suburban moms pleading for gun control receives better and more respectful treatment by the media than a group of black and brown mothers (and grandmothers) pleading for educational options?

I hope you’ll give it a listen.

Erika Sanzi
Erika Sanzi is a former educator and elected school committee member. She is also a senior visiting fellow at the Thomas B. Fordham Institute. Her blog is Good School Hunting and her Substack is Sanzi Says. She occasionally writes for other outlets including Scary Mommy, The 74, and The Hill. She is the mother of three school aged sons and calls Rhode Island home.

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