World Bank Leads Privatization Reforms in India

By Guest Blogger George Thompson As India moves forward on its No-Child-Left-Behind style agenda announced recently by Minister Manmohan Singh we can look forward to increasingly involvement on behalf of the global investment community, as suggested in a recent issue of Daily Censored. (http://dailycensored.com/2010/04/04/india-adopts-no-child-left-behind-agenda/) Leading the neoliberal charge into India is the World Bank. A […]

Leave No Child's Behind: No Child Left Behind and the implications and impacts for and on charter Schools and state mandated testing

Meanwhile, the richly funded and well-oiled juggernaut of privatization continues to move forward, carving out increasingly large pieces of the public system. If those of us who profess to value public schools and the principle of democratic access they uphold cannot find the courage or the motivation to fight in their defense, we may soon wake up to find that they have been replaced by wholly owned subsidiaries of Me- Donald’s, Burger King, and Wal-Mart.