Tag: Roland Martin

Call for charter school moratorium sparks new NAACP school choice clash

Yesterday, on a morning news broadcast in the nation’s capital, host Roland Martin asked the question: “Is the NAACP out of step with black folks?” He was grilling Hilary Shelton, the director of the NAACP’s Washington bureau, about the national civil rights organization’s latest stand against school choice. In mid-July, the organization’s[Read More…]

Bill Cosby joins Michelle Rhee’s group

Bill Cosby has joined the board of directors of StudentsFirst, the education reform group founded by Michelle Rhee. In a statement emailed to StudentsFirst supporters a few minutes ago, Cosby, a school choice supporter, wrote: “Enough is enough. I’ve seen the statistics on where American students rank in the world. I’ve heard the[Read More…]