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Events: Kozol, Hagopian, & Other Reform Critics Meet In DC Without Matt Damon

Reform critics including Jesse Hagopian and Jonathan Kozol (pictured above, via Twitter) met over the weekend. In this picture, Hagopian carries a sign that reads "Black Lives Matter To Teachers."

A quick scan of the #Peoplesmarch16 hashtag shows that Diane Ravitch was there, too.  Some of the event was livestreamed here.

For a variety of reasons -- police killings, Clinton adoption of Sanders positions on college tuition (among other things), lack of clarity among reform critics about what to do next -- the event's supporters do not appear to have garnered support or coverage in nearly the same amounts as previous versions. 

As far as I can tell, no major elected officials or candidates were there, or celebrities. (Way back in 2011, you may recall, Matt Damon appeared.)

The only coverage of the event I've seen is from the Valerie Strauss blog: ‘For black lives to matter, black #education has to matter.’

I'm also curious about reform critics who were in Baton Rouge, St. Paul, or other places over the weekend, during which #BlackLivesMatter protests were being held.

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