This article was published four years ago on this site but needs to see the light of day again. -Dora Taylor There’s a lot of brand new education research coming out nowadays, and it’s telling our policymakers that privatization is … Continue reading Is it Research – or Propaganda?
Per a previous post titled, “Before you can fund the charter school, you have to fund an advocacy organization that can create a climate for the charter school to exist”, Bill Gates has been busy for several years funding established organizations … Continue reading Bill Gates has spent $440M to push charter schools: Here is the list of recipients
There is so much insanity going on in the wild and whacked world of education these days that I am posting two updates this week and that does not include the opt out update. So let’s get started. First up, a follow-up on the issue of student privacy rights. Seattleites, if you haven’t already, check out The Road Map Project, Race to the Top, Bill Gates, a national data bank, Wireless Gen…and FERPA? to get up to speed on student privacy issues that could affect our students for the rest of their lives. There is a lawsuit in response to the … Continue reading The Weekly Update: The Master Plan for privatizing our schools, student privacy, or a lack thereof, in Seattle Public Schools, Teach for America’s gold plated digs…and more.