Midwest Dispatch: Cue the Rightwing Attacks on Public Education

In August, local rightwing news outlet Alpha News blared out a headline that the 'Minneapolis teachers union contract calls for layoffs of white te...

September 9, 2022
2:24 AM

In August, local rightwing news outlet Alpha News blared out a headline that the 'Minneapolis teachers union contract calls for layoffs of white teachers first.' As you might imagine, national conservative media from Fox News to the Daily Caller soon trumpeted the news, too.  It's back-to-school season, and the gloves have come off when it comes to rightwing attacks on K-12 public education, especially as midterm election campaigns heat up nationally and here in the Midwest. Alpha News is an online news site based in Minnesota.

Sarah Lahm