The Charlotte Observer

African-American Sets Trump Straight After He Bellows Away About Black Despair

Hey, Republican Party. African-American voter here. I hear you've been looking for me, but you're sending out such wildly mixed messages that I'm not sure if I should be flattered or furious. Hat No. 2 fits me pretty snugly right now. Here's why. Your national standard-bearer, Donald Trump, is making an explicit appeal for my vote.…

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What Real School Reform Looks Like

Michael Petrilli’s recent charge on the Observer’s Opinion page that the elections confirm “[t]eachers unions remain the Goliath to the school reformers’ David” is neither a brave claim to make in a paper serving a right-to-work area of the U.S., nor an accurate portrayal of the balance of power in education reform.

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