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Malcolm Smith, Another Charter School Crook, Takes a Fall
Today's news of Smith's arrest skips over the role he played in the charter
school playpen. Which goes to prove you can do anything you want when it comes to charter schools and get away with it but don't step on certain toes when it comes to getting in the way of the agenda of the 1% to put in their choice of mayor. I'll leave you to peruse the Ed Notes and Wave posts regarding Smith but make sure to check out the visit of our pals from Rochester on a very hot July day in 2010 to fight Smith's ed deform agenda attempt to turn the schools over to the mayor. James and Camille showed up for that I remember. (I have tape of that somewhere).
If we could only have the time to dig into Rhee and Klein there would be hope they end up doing a perp walk too.
(A teacher goofs for 10 seconds and it done it while these scam artists get away with it for years.)
have been many disquieting stories about State Senator Malcolm Smith,
who serves as both the Senate's President and our representative to the
legislative body. Any one of the stories, taken alone, should be enough ...
two years ago, the charter school founded by Senate President Malcolm
Smith was housed inside a spacious public school 3 miles away in Far
Rockaway. The official reason for the relocation was "increased
met a great bunch of resistance fighters from Rochester today who made
the long trip down to rally in front of Malcolm Smith's offices in
Queens and Manhattan because of his attempt to get the NY State Senate
to shove ...
unusual, the Times piece left out the fact that State Senator Malcolm
Smith was the founder of the school and despite denials of still having
connections to the school, people in Rockaway believe his influence is
Wave of Rockaway reports on the actions of Peninsula Prep Academy
Charter, a Rockaway school founded by State Senator Malcolm Smith - talk
about scams - in a front page article by Editor Howard Schwach, ...
State Senate leader Malcolm Smith runs a charter school about 2 miles
away that is based in quonset huts. Maybe they'll figure out a way to
move that school into PS 225. Who knows? Parents and teachers know the
thing I know, State Senator Malcolm Smith's scandalous Peninsula Prep
charter, along with all his other scandals, has smoked him out and into
social service work. Vying for the Nobel Peace Prize, he is personally
ya soon Helen.) I can't leave you without talking about State Senator
Malcolm Smith. The charter school he founded in Rockaway stands to
benefit from the Beach Channel HS closing. A Daily News article pointed
to how ...