A good report here on Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's upending of the educational order with legislation to expand charter schools, expand private school vouchers and link teacher pay to test scores. Pay attention. The American Legislative Exchange Council — the thinly veiled and secretive corporate/Republican lobby funded by the Koch brothers and other wealthy corporatists — is behind the legislature tool-and-die making. ALEC is much beloved by Arkansas Republican legislators, who drew their legislative templates and even lobby visits from ALEC.
UPDATE: Here's a dishonor roll of Ark. legislators with ALEC ties.
So now he has fired not only Meyer, but also Huckabee?
You remind me eL, I meant to comment on your Rick Santorum link. About that…
Raising a glass up here in the hills! Great work Arkansas Public Law Center.