So, if you visit the website of TennesseeCAN — a pro-privatization education “reform” group, you find this:
I know Tennessee is the volunteer state and we’re certainly a friendly bunch, but are we really building a grassroots organization to help improve education in Minnesota?
Maybe, just maybe, the 50 state CANs as they are known aren’t really all that grassrootsy. Here’s how Minnesota CAN describes their work:
It’s cut and paste advocacy — sounds very organic and grassroots, right?
Anyway, you’re welcome, Minnesota!
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