Media Ignoring U.S. Education Crisis

The crisis in West Virginia affected 680 schools and 277,000 students yet according to our national media, it did not exist.

Disturbingly, the media focused its coverage on a tragedy that occurred in an affluent largely white suburb; while ignoring a crisis in a white-working class state. Demographics make a bothersome statement about media priorities here.

Our so-called national political leaders were conspicuous with their absence from the West Virginia teacher’s strike.

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