Corporatization of Education

May 2015

Shut Down the Corporate Machine that is Being Used to Destroy Our Public Schools

May 18th, 2015|

“Let’s shut down the corporate machine that is being used to destroy our public schools and ultimately, our democracy.”
~ Peggy Robertson of United Opt Out National

A Response to Derek Briggs and the Denver Post re: Opt Out Propaganda

Posted May 17,

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May 2014

Corporate Reform = Civil Rights Fraud

May 29th, 2014|

Devastating Report Condemns Corporate Reform as Civil Rights Fraud
Anthony Cody May 16, 2014

As the 60th anniversary of Brown vs. Board of Education arrives, a report has been released by the Journey 4 Justice Alliance, a coalition of community, youth and

February 2013

A Kindergarten Teacher Stands Up to Bill Gates

February 18th, 2013|

A Kindergarten Teacher Stands Up to Bill Gates

An Open Letter to Bill Gates
By Ruth Rodriguez-Fay
American education has a long history of infatuation with fads and ill-considered ideas. The current obsession with making schools work like a business may be the

E-mails Link Bush Foundation, Corporations and Education Officials

February 4th, 2013|

E-mails Link Bush Foundation, Corporations and Education Officials
Originally Published on January 30, 2013. By Valerie Strauss. The Answer Sheet. Washington Post.

A nonprofit group released thousands of e-mails today and said they show how a foundation begun by Jeb Bush, the

December 2012

The Black and White of Education in Chicago’s Public Schools

December 1st, 2012|

October 2012

Rebuild the American Dream Through Education

October 29th, 2012|

1. INVEST IN AMERICA’S CHILDREN.. Preserve and transform public education. Keep public education strong. Hire, not fire teachers. Rebuild our crumbling classrooms.
3. FUND SCHOOLS EQUITABLY.. We must invest in American innovation.

April 2012

The Buying and Selling of Education Reform

April 4th, 2012|

Joanne Barkan’s excellent piece on the corporatization of education reform:

For the last decade or so, this generation of ed reformers has been setting up programs to show the power of competition and market-style accountability to transform inner-city public schools: establishing