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Hold the presses! The Gates Foundation Wants You To Boycott High-Stakes Tests

  I’m as shocked as you are about this…or should I be? The Gates Foundation agrees with those who’ve decided that assessment results should not be taken into account in … Continue reading

June 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Susan’s Choice: Will Seattle’s new interim school superintendent lead the district in the right direction? Or will it be business as usual behind a more friendly facade?

‘We must restore public trust,’ cited the Seattle School Board directors over and over again in March as they wrung their hands over the costly $1.8 million fraud scandal that … Continue reading

April 30, 2011 · 4 Comments

The Stepford Wives of Race to the Top: Our PTA

My Day with the PTA This is going to be one of those long ones, so get yourself a cup of coffee or hot tea and get comfortable. Because of … Continue reading

October 10, 2010 · 36 Comments

Vicki Phillips: Director of Education, College Ready United States Program

The Gates Foundation hires Portland’s former superintendent as its new head of education By Beth Slovic Hurricane Vicki The new education director of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation left … Continue reading

May 10, 2010 · Leave a comment