Daily Archives: May 4, 2018

Breaking News: #RedForEd Beats Koch Brothers in Arizona, Voucher Referendum Moves Forward!

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? The Koch Brothers have bankrolled an effort to derail a referendum on voucher expansion this November. It lost in the courts, and their next ploy was to have the legislature repeal the…

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Betsy DeVos’s Education Department May Reinstate For-Profit College Accrediting Agency that Approved Corinthian and ITT Until the Day They Were Closed

Originally posted on janresseger:
You’ll remember that U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, an educational libertarian, isn’t much of an advocate for government regulation. For example, DeVos has been hiring for-profit college lobbyists for key federal positions involved in the…

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The Bill Gates Disconnect

Originally posted on deutsch29:
Billionaire Bill gates keeps trying to impose his ideas on American public education in hopes of scaling something. He has tried breaking larger schools into smaller ones smaller ones— a project that he abandoned. He has…

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