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  • "This is a sad day for public education," American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten said, according to the USA Today report. "While this decision is not unexpected, the rhetoric and lack of a thorough, reasoned opinion is disturbing. For example, the judge believes that due process is essential but his objection boils down to his feeling that two years is not long enough for probation."

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  • "We must fund our public schools, and we must give children the ladder of education and economic opportunity," said Randi Weingarten, the AFT's national president. "That is the moral imperative of Brown v. Board of Education."

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