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CER Squares Off With American Federation of Teachers Head Randi Weingarten

On July 20, 2017, Randi Weingarten, the head of the American Federation of Teachers, ignited a firestorm by comparing advocates of school choice to segregationists. We’ve compiled the top responses that illustrate just how outrageous and dishonest Weingarten’s comments are.

Statement by Jeanne Allen in Response to AFT President’s Remarks
The Center for Education Reform
July 20, 2017

Weingarten Speech Tying School Choice to Racism Sets Off Firestorm
The 74
July 21, 2017

“This Is About Power and Control”: Advocates Push Back on Weingarten for Linking School Choice to Segregation
The 74
July 24, 2017

Why Randi Weingarten Has to Lie to Attack School Choice
The New York Post
July 24, 2017

Allen Renews Call for Union Leader to Step Down
The Center for Education Reform
July 25, 2017

Where Does Randi Weingarten Get Off Calling Us Segregationists?
The Lars Larson Show
July 26, 2017

Randi Weingarten’s History Lesson: School Choice Helps the Poor
National Review Online
July 27, 2017

Randi Goliath
City Journal
July 31, 2017

Randi Weingarten’s Hypocrisy
The Center for Education Reform
August 1, 2017

Demonizing School Choice Does No One Any Good
The Los Angeles Daily News
August 1, 2017

Which Bothers Randi Weingarten More — Segregation or School Choice?
The 74
August 2, 2017

School Choice Is Not Racist
The Detroit News
August 3, 2017