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Cynthia Liu, Jeff Bryant, VSSusie w/Susie Madrak

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Cynthia Liu, a former academic, founded an education news site, K12NewsNetwork.com which highlights the priorities of parents, educators, and students who blog in support of neighborhood public schools. She also developed and launched a California School Funding Map Tool on K12NewsNetwork.com, widely adopted by supporters of revenue extensions in the recent struggle to pass a balanced state budget.

Jeff Bryant is a marketing and communications strategist for nonprofit organizations, many of which are education related. He is an Associate Fellow at Campaign for America's Future where he writes about education policy at CAF's blog (ourfuture.org), and he is a former front-page blogger at OpenLeft.com where he wrote about education policy under the handle jeffbinnc.

We'll be discussing the for-profit charter schools movement and what parents need to know.

Recovering journalist and class warrior Susie Madrak explores the impact of current events on the daily lives of working class people.