Opinion

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My family pays rent, not a mortgage

Families, having enjoyed the chance of purchasing a house, sending their kids off to college, working in and living a middle-class American life, were now almost suddenly losing it all.

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Do we need public education?

The public pays for charter schools through their taxes, has no input into their educational practices. Unlike Chicago public schools, neither parents nor community control anything a charter school does.

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In New York, Lhota leans right

Lhota has a big problem: he wants to continue Bloomberg's pro Wall Street policies, but to get votes he must paint himself as a liberal. It appears that tactic is not going to fly.