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A Parent Guide to the Broad Foundation’s training programs and education policies

This was originally posted on the Parents Across America website by Leonie Haimson. It’s an excellent overview of the influence of Eli Broad on our educational system. I added the … Continue reading

June 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Eli Broad’s Last Hurrah in Detroit?

Billionaires like Eli Broad seem to be willing to go to any length at this point to usurp their power over others when it comes to transforming public school systems … Continue reading

April 25, 2011 · 7 Comments

Seattle’s Fired Superintendent, Maria Goodloe-Johnson, on the short list for Newark School District’s top spot: Seattle says Huh??? — and Heads-up!

Seattle’s controversial and recently fired school superintendent, Maria Goodloe-Johnson, is a potential contender for school superintendent of Newark, reports the Newark Star Ledger   (“Newark schools superintendent search narrowed to 2 … Continue reading

April 22, 2011 · 3 Comments

How to tell if your School District is infected by the Broad Virus

Chicago has just learned that it will inherit Rochester, New York’s controversial and unpopular school superintendent, Jean-Claude Brizard (Broad Superintendent’s Academy “Class of 2007”). Those of us who have experienced … Continue reading

April 19, 2011 · 58 Comments

NYC Schools Chancellor Cathie Black is out — bad few weeks for corporate ed reformers (Rhee, Sheffield, also in the news)

Controversial and unpopular NYC Schools Chancellor Cathie Black is stepping down after only three months on the job. Appointed by Mayor Bloomberg, over vociferous public protest, Black seemed an unlikely … Continue reading

April 7, 2011 · 8 Comments

The True Legacy of Seattle’s Fired (Broad Academy) Superintendent Maria Goodloe-Johnson

For the Record… It looks like the Broad Foundation is actively trying to whitewash the history of their Superintendent Academy graduate, Maria Goodloe-Johnson, who was fired by the Seattle School … Continue reading

March 23, 2011 · 12 Comments

BREAKING NEWS: Seattle School Board Poised to Fire (Broad-trained) Supt. Goodloe-Johnson and CFO Don Kennedy

Without cause. Here is their statement, just released tonight. Okay, so the board is wimping out a bit (many have argued that there is a case to be made for … Continue reading

March 1, 2011 · 1 Comment

My Letter to the Seattle School Board about Superintendent Goodloe-Johnson

UPDATE 2/27/11: Director Kay Smith-Blum is the first school board member to issue an official response to the scandal: Kay Smith-Blum, Seattle School Board, District 5 Reaction to Criminal Probe … Continue reading

February 26, 2011 · 1 Comment