Posts Tagged ‘Bill Gates’

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5 Famous Billionaires Are Dismantling Black Public Schools

 

“That model requires firing all the teachers, no matter their performance, allowing them to reapply for a job, and replacing many of them with inexperienced TFA recruits. That model requires wiping out public schools and replacing them with privately managed schools that set their own standards for admission, discipline, expulsion, and are financially opaque.”

 

Finally, schools are labeled as “failing” due to the lopsided evaluation process, and privately-run charters are forced onto inner-city populations, paving the way for the privatization of public education in predominantly black and latino communities.

 

See my short about Common Core…

Common Core: Hostile Takeover

 

 

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Common Core: Hostile Takeover


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A covert federal takeover of the nation’s schools. Long talk is very well researched. The Common Core was put into states through bribery. It was not written by teachers, and is a mess without any procedures for revising it, ever.

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The idea that the richest man in America can purchase and–working closely with the U.S. Department of Education–impose new and untested academic standards on the nation’s public schools is a national scandal. A Congressional investigation is warranted.

Time for Congress to Investigate Bill Gates’ Coup

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Gates Foundation financed PBS education programming which promoted Microsoft’s interests

The Gates Foundation – aka the personal foundation of a current Microsoft board member – is being permitted to promote Common Core on PBS at the very moment Microsoft is building parts of its business around the Common Core.

 

Accountability is for the little people, like your kids.  Not for billionaires.

 

Professor James Tracy on the failures of mass education and the engineering of the youth.