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Why Billionaires And Hedge Funders Are Setting Up Education Non-Profits

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Comparing Czarist and Bolshevik Takeover of the Vodka Industry to Today’s School Reformers

From the conservative Weekly Standard come this little blurb about the Czar’s – and eventually the Bolshevik’s – efforts to control the Vodka industry. I couldn’t help but see the parallels to today’s school reform movement.  The bold print parentheticals are mine. … Continue reading

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Education’s Ruling “Plutocracy” of Billionaires

Quickly emerging as one of the nation’s most important education writers, Walt Gardner cautions that America should be concerned that billionaires are investing so much in education policy. Referencing the recent donation of NYC mayor Mike Bloomberg and others to save the … Continue reading

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