Julie Landsman's Follow the Money blog post about the Minneapolis school board election sparked heated debate in the comment section, and a counter-argument in a blog post from Chris Stewart, an education reform activist and former Minneapolis school board member. The passionate argument arises from the failure of Minnesota (and, specifically, Minneapolis) schools in educating children of color. I know and respect both Stewart and Landsman, and think that commenters also made important points. I've summarized the discussion below. I hope that more readers join in.
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