The Influence of Dark Money in Education Politics: Insights from Rob Rogers
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Get ready for a riveting exploration into the treacherous waters of school board politics as our guest, Rob Rogers, the first vice chair of El Paso County Democratic Party, sheds light on the recent elections and their implications. Discover how conservative extremists have seized control of the two largest school districts of El Paso County, D11 and D20, and what that means for public education.

We also delve into the significant role of information warfare in shaping our perceptions of education. From the ease of peddling fear and hate to the enduring influence of negative rhetoric, we underscore the urgent need to rebuild trust in public education and debunk outdated narratives. Recognizing the pivotal role of school boards as a launchpad for electable officials, this discussion is a call to arms for everyone to champion public education, because the fight for quality education is a fight for all, directly impacted or otherwise. Brace yourselves for a thought-provoking episode.

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