Today in for-profit ‘college’ news

The Apollo Group (partially owned by the Carlyle Group) is really ramping up its advertising, spending $665 million this year (as it closes more than 100 physical sites) (http://chronicle.com/blogs/bottomline/u-of-phoenix-reboots-advertising-and-rebrands-in-the-process/).   The Apollo Group owns The University of Phoenix which receives eighty nine percent if not more, of its revenue from you, the taxpayer who will […]

Detroit says no to the 'Gated' community of the privatizers

Detroit Teachers and the fight against Walton, Gates, the Skillman Foundation their tributaries, minnions and the awful historical agency of tallywhacker Robert Bobb Defend Public Education / Save Our Students will meet this Saturday at 4:30 pm at the Gracious Savior Church, 19484 James Couzens (northbound Lodge service drive north of Seven Mile Rd. in Detroit, MI).    All […]

Charter Schools: The White Man’s Panacea for Education

Charter Schools, racism, segregation, predators targeting ‘sub-prime’ kids and ‘Morning Joe’: essential commentary by Solomon Comissiong The following article by Solomon Comissiong makes some very good points regarding a plethora of issues involving charter schools, educational privatization and institutional racism.  It also broaches the need for multi-racial community mobilizations not simply to stop the neo-liberal […]

Duncan Donuts with Arne! Gingrich, Sharpton and Duncan Do Education

Duncan Donuts with Arne! Gingrich, Sharpton and Duncan Do Education Well put on a sundress and sing me a show song!  Newt Gingrich, his pal the Reverend Al Sharpton and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan are teaming up to push for the ‘reformation American education’. The ménage de trois will saddle up and begin a […]

Al Sharpton to replace Alan Colmes on "Hannity"

As Alan Colmes departs “Hannity and Colmes” many were wondering what liberal would step in to sell their soul for a News Corp. paycheck,  enter Al Sharpton. Conservative guest Michele Backman will also be filling in for Hannity when he is to busy researching his next story from the Weekly World News (Bat Boy Magazine). […]