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ACORN? Running Schools?

The community-organizing group is of course all over the news for employing workers avid to assist pimps and prostitutes in sex-trafficking schemes and housing fraud. This, on top of having a reputation for aggressively shaking down corporations and having long been charged in many states with voter-registration fraud.

But it may come as a surprise to some that ACORN, no matter what its transgressions, is still being allowed to co-run high schools, at least in New York City. The editors of the New York Post ”wonder what they teach there!” So should we all!

Candace de Russy is a nationally recognized expert on education and cultural issues.

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