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League of Education Voters (LEV) recent Gates’ grants

An update on contributions to the League of Education Voters by Bill Gates:

Date: July 2014
Purpose: to contribute to a fund to support charter schools in Washington state
Amount: $2,100,000
Term: 12
Topic: College-Ready
Regions Served: GLOBAL|NORTH AMERICA
Program: United States
Grantee Location: Seattle, Washington
Grantee Website: http://www.educationvoters.org

From http://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/Quick-Links/Grants-Database/Grants/2014/07/OPP1108842

Date: October 2013
Purpose: to build capacity for a state-wide public charter school support organization in Washington State
Amount: $4,200,000
Term: 24
Topic: College-Ready
Regions Served: GLOBAL|NORTH AMERICA
Program: United States
Grantee Location: Seattle, Washington
Grantee Website: http://www.educationvoters.org

http://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/Quick-Links/Grants-Database/Grants/2013/10/OPP1095105

Date: June 2013
Purpose: to support general operating functions
Amount: $250,000
Term: 12
Topic: Community Grants
Regions Served: GLOBAL|NORTH AMERICA
Program: United States
Grantee Location: Seattle, Washington
Grantee Website: http://www.educationvoters.org

http://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/Quick-Links/Grants-Database/Grants/2013/06/OPP1089746

Date: April 2013
Purpose: to support the formation of an independent Washington State charter school organization
Amount: $797,170
Term: 8
Topic: College-Ready
Regions Served: GLOBAL|NORTH AMERICA
Program: United States
Grantee Location: Seattle, Washington
Grantee Website: http://www.educationvoters.org

http://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/Quick-Links/Grants-Database/Grants/2013/04/OPP1086099

Alliance for Education/League of Education Voters:

Date: October 2011
Purpose: to provide the Alliance for Education and its sub grantees, the League of Education Voters and the Alliance for Technology, funds over three years for Our Schools Coalition
Amount: $760,100
Term: 26
Topic: Community Grants
Regions Served: GLOBAL|NORTH AMERICA
Program: United States
Grantee Location: Seattle, Washington
Grantee Website: http://www.alliance4ed.org

Date: May 2012
Purpose: to support a research internship for the League of Education Voters
Amount: $3,000
Term: 1
Topic: College-Ready
Regions Served: GLOBAL|NORTH AMERICA
Program: United States
Grantee Location: Seattle, Washington
Grantee Website: http://www.educationvoters.org

Date: August 2014
Purpose: for general operating support
Amount: $3,500,000
Term: 25
Topic: College-Ready
Regions Served: GLOBAL|NORTH AMERICA
Program: United States
Grantee Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Grantee Website: http://www.all4ed.org

Stand for Children has received about $9M over the last five years from Bill Gates. For more on Stand for Children, see Stand for Children Stands for the Rich and Powerful and Stand for Children: For or Against Children?

 

2 comments on “House Rep. Eric Pettigrew, House Bill 1497, mayoral control and the money”

  1. david fisher

    February 2, 2015

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    Thanks again Dora

    When I was teaching in Seattle, as an SEA board member I was part of a lobby effort in which we dealt with Eric Pettigrew. He would not listen to our talking points.
    Most recently he sponsored a bill to legalize fantasy sports gambling. In an interview in the Seattle Times he admitted he had done no research into the impacts of this legislation. Pretty irresponsible on his part. In other words his financial benefactors write the bills and he introduces them.

    Ed Murray is a former Saint Edwards Seminarian, who at one time studied to be a priest. His Seminary activities are very secret but he was linked to the power group of students there that ran the Catholic Seminary. I might add that these are the very ones covering up criminal activities of priests.

    These so-called leaders are not interested in teaching children? Please!

    David

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  2. JillReifschneider

    February 2, 2015

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    Thank you for the thorough investigation. I am sorry not to be in Olympia this winter like I was last year. Instead, I am writing and calling reps and senators in Massachusetts this year. We have our own issues like a new Governor who wants to take the cap off of charter schools for a start. I wish the very best to folks in Washington as you face another legislative session in defense of public education.

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