ADVOCACY PHILANTHROPY AND THE LEVERAGED BUY-OUT OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS — PART 1

From: Philosophers for Change: (http://philoforchange.wordpress.com/2013/05/14/advocacy-philanthropy-and-the-leveraged-buy-out-of-public-schools-part-1/ ). May 14, 2013 In a newly released book entitled The Gates Foundation and the Future of US Public Schools, author Kenneth Saltman argues that the entry into educational reform policies within the last decade by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and other, what he calls “venture philanthropists”, is […]

Duncan and Gates Plan Documercial About Teachers: "Gotcha!"

Arne Duncan, U. S. Secretary of Education, and Bill Gates, who needs no introduction, have teamed up as co-producers of a new 32-part education documercial “Gotcha!” Hosted by Oprah, the program will kick off NBC’s EducationNation 2013. The opening show explains the new law requiring teachers to wear radio-frequency identification tags that can be read […]

Parents, Beware Gates $$$$ Connections! Teachers, You’d Better Watch Out Too

 Three Little Questions: To Parents: This is the massive data collection system funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation that will put your children’s data up for auction. Why hasn’t your PTA told you about any of this? To Teachers: This is the massive data system funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation […]

The Unknown Teacher

  (To JS/07/M/378 In place of a marble monument, this data is warehoused at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and at NEA and AFT Headquarters) She was found by the U. S. Department of Education to be One against whom there was no official debit side, And all the reports on her conduct agree […]

Defining 'quality' 21st century public higher education…

RESTRUCTURING Public Hi Ed Nov. 6 and Public Higher Ed. Posted: November 1, 2012 | Author: Teri Yamada http://teriyamada.wordpress.com/2012/11/01/fear-and-trembling-nov-6-and-public-higher-ed/ Hurricane Sandy and New York City Our hearts go out to our colleagues and everyone on the East Coast battered by Hurricane Sandy, the second October megastorm in two years. May an outcome of this devastation […]

Michigan Activists Rally to Support BOTH Affirmative Action and 10% Plan in University of Texas Admissions

Michigan Activists Rally to Support BOTH Affirmative Action and 10% Plan in University of Texas Admissions Press Conference Wednesday, October 10, 2012 Noon (or whenever oral arguments end) At Steps of U.S Supreme Court For more Information, contact Kate Stenvig at 313-575-9329 or Donna Stern at 313-468-3398 A contingent from the Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Integration and Immigrant Rights […]