Bill Gates has spent $440M to push charter schools: Here is the list of recipients

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

Ben Austin and His Parent Trigger, Now in Seattle

Ben Austin has made it to Seattle hosted at two events by the League of Education Voters. Check out the Lines of Influence to know where this is going. It is Ben Austin’s, and Steve Barr’s, idea  to have as many Greendot charter schools as possible on our planet. To achieve this goal, they have created what Ben Austin terms “The Parent Trigger”. In California it is now law, thanks to Mr. Austin and company, that if 51% of parents sign a petition demanding that their school be “turned around”, then the district must begin the process of taking  drastic … Continue reading Ben Austin and His Parent Trigger, Now in Seattle