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ALEC’s influence on state legislators

This op-ed piece by Paul Krugman does a clear and succinct job of explaining the power of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) over legislative action at the state and even at the local level.  The reason this clear and compelling op-ed piece is important for readers of this blog is that ALEC has been instrumental in persuading (read “paying”) state legislatures to increase their support of publicly funded charter schools (with […]

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