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Selling Out Education, Little By Little

Kevin Carey's rundown of The Wire includes a note about how in this fictional version of Baltimore public education is getting shorted, little by little, despite the mayor's ostensible goodness, ability to inspire, and sincere interest in education (The Quick and the Ed).  In the end, the schools are just a pawn in a much larger political game, pitted against bigger players like crime and budgets. 

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