Tag Archives: Gates

The Well-Financed Effort to Marginalize and Intimidate Opt-Out Parents

Though she resigned as chair late last year, last week’s Tweet from Students First was pure Michelle Rhee: Will the #optout movement realize it’s fighting a losing cause? In its Tweet, Students First links to an opinion piece from one … Continue reading

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How Truthful are the Bush Foundation’s Assertions About Their Sponsors?

As part of a response to a Mississippi public school advocate in January, Foundation for Excellence in Education CEO Patricia Levesque wrote the following: (Nancy) Loome notes that we take funding from for-profit providers. In fact, more than 90 percent … Continue reading

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Gates, Pearson Funded Think-Tank Says Florida Leads in Education Goals

From StateImpact reporter Gina Jordan: Despite questions about the state’s standardized testing, Florida is making progress — a lot of it — according to a report released by the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB). Sixteen states adopted SREB goals 10 … Continue reading

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