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The endgame of corporate reform in public school education: Part 1, What do Betsy DeVos and Seattle Public School’s IT Lead John Krull have in common?

  “It was terribly dangerous to let your thoughts wander when you were in any public place or within range of a telescreen. The smallest thing could give you away. … Continue reading

February 12, 2017 · 10 Comments

Corporate Education Reform is modern day eugenics

Blinded by Pseudoscience: Standardized Testing is Modern Day Eugenics by Steven Singer at gadfly on the wall blog Make no mistake. Corporate Education Reform is modern day eugenics. It pretends to … Continue reading

March 18, 2016 · 2 Comments

Bill Gates rewrites history for Seattle students: Testimony on the Ida B. Wells School for Social Justice

This public testimony was given at the The School-to-Prison Pipeline: Education, not Criminalization! Town Hall. If you spoke at this event or have video you would like to share, please contact … Continue reading

July 31, 2015 · 7 Comments

Video: Cashing in on public schools, Timmy gets a lesson

From The Progressive: This animated feature on school privatization stars little Timmy, a kindergartener who likes his public school. Timmy gets a confusing lesson in corporate education reform, starting with … Continue reading

December 8, 2014 · 2 Comments

Weekly Update: 40+ School boards in Texas say enough is enough on testing, Arne Duncan gets an “F” and another one for the “How Low Can You Go?” category

Never a dull moment in the world of education. In the state of Washington we had some drama this week with Senator Rodney Tom deciding that he would hold the … Continue reading

March 16, 2012 · 1 Comment