No Degree of Separation Between DeVos, Cunningham, Duncan, and Jeb

Diane Ravitch's blog

Education Post announced a competition for videos celebrating the glories of school choice. There will be prizes of $15,000 each to the lucky winners.

Education Post is funded by Eli Broad, the Walton Family, Michael Bloomberg, and sundry other billionaires.

It is led by Peter Cunningham, who served in the first term of the Obama administration as Arne Duncan’s Assistant Secretary for Communication, P.R., etc.

On the presumption that it was part of the Democratic center, it supposedly supports charters (partial privatization), not vouchers. That was then. This is now.

Read Peter Greene about the contest.

But a closer look makes this contest even more interesting. First of all, instead of focusing only on charter schools, this contest is to promote a broader agenda:

There is no “one size fits all” school or educational model that works for everyone. That is why it is important for students and families to…

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