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Public Core is an organization of West Contra Costa County parents, teachers, community members, and school staff who fight for public control and accountability in our schools. We believe that public schools, open to all, are essential to the health of a democratic society. Our goal is high quality, inclusive public education for all students. We believe that the proliferation of privately-operated schools using public money will increase inequalities in education and in our society. We are dedicated to informing the public about the impact of publicly-funded, privately operated schools on our community.

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Students for Education Reform Action Network (SFER-AN)

A corporate education reform Industry front group. Chapters are staffed and run from a central office in New York. Paid internships for college students in key targeted takeover cities. Richmond is one of these cities.

Although Students for Education Reform is run by students, the self-described “grassroots” group is governed by a Board of Directors that is made up of some of the biggest corporate executives and players associated with the Corporate Education Reform Industry. See:

In the 2016 campaign season for WCCUSD school board, they deployed dozens of paid canvassers and phone bankers for pro-charter candidates.

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