Why God Bless the Child That’s Got His Own Is Not a Worthy Education Policy

Them that’s got shall have
Them that’s not shall lose
So the Bible says and it still is news
Mama may have and Papa may have
But God bless the child that’s got his own, that’s got his own

Who would have imagined that many decades later Republicans and Democrats alike would unwittingly channel verses from Billie Holiday’s 1941 haunting song, God Bless the Child. Now, however, it is not a sorrowful lament that is popular, but instead vocal support for a divisive “be on you own” charter school policy.

Read the full article here, published on Huffington Post, April 11, 2104

The views express in this article are the author’s alone and do no represent Stevens Institute of Technology.


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