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Charter Schools

Putting ‘Public Schools First’ Includes Expanding Public Charters

Time Warner Cable News recently reported about an announcement from recent New York Democratic candidate for governor Zephyr Teachout, who is fighting against the expansion of charter schools. Unfortunately, even the headline on the story repeats a distortion Teachout mentions over and over in her statement.
Teachout Fights Against Charter SchoolsCharter schools ARE public schools...Teachout is offering a false choice here. in Effort to ‘Put Public Schools First’ Tuesday, TWC News reported that former Democratic candidate for governor Zephyr Teachout is back in the public eye, fighting with the Working Families Party against the expansion of charter schools…
Valentina Payne
Valentina Payne joined Bellwether Education Partners in 2021 as chief of staff to Andy Rotherham on the External Relations team. Prior to Bellwether, she spent seven years at brightbeam, where she most recently served as its chief growth officer, overseeing operations, finance, fundraising, and strategic growth of the organization.

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