From the daily archives: Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Michelle Rhee’s anti-union, anti-teacher, pro-charter school group StudentsFirst is sending out mailers supporting John Barnes over Jill Miller Zimon in the Democratic Primary for the Ohio House 12th District.

The mailers praise Barnes for his support of the Cleveland Plan, an initiative pushed by Governor Kasich that instituted SB5-like anti-union provisions while shifting funding away from public schools and into failing charter schools.  The former head of the Cleveland Teachers Union called the plan “a state-wide attack on all teacher unions.”

The mailers also mention the Plain Dealer’s tepid endorsement of Barnes, the only major endorsement Barnes received in the race.

Zimon’s […]

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