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How the Rajasthan Government is Putting Kids Out of School

First Published in the Daily O

The Rajasthan Government recently closed 17000 government schools across the state (August 2014). Technically the schools have not been “closed” but “merged” into nearby “Adarsh” schools in what is called school rationalization; however the manner in which this exercise has been done has pushed many students into private schools they can ill-afford or worse drop out of school altogether. 1,228 more words

Politics And Government

Senator Ghani lambastes Fed Govt for dual standard

Lecture at SZABIST on Privatisation of National Institutions:

Senator Ghani lambastes Fed Govt for dual standard

Karachi. 26.11.2014: It would be a lame excuse on behalf of the federal government to privatise the national strategic institutions on the pretext of inability to keep them running. 549 more words

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November 25, 2012: California Rice Growing; 1988: Britain Selling Waterworks

November 25, 2012: The Desert Sun headline—Calif. Commercial Rice Growing Hits 100 Years. “California is celebrating 100 years of commercial rice production this year, marking the anniversary of a commodity that has evolved to become one of the state’s largest agricultural exports. 499 more words

Water

ORM contract sold a third time since privatization amid rumors of attempts to rig bids in favor of FARA renewal

Some things never change when it comes to doing business with the State of Louisiana.

Several business owners have, over the past couple of years, told… 784 more words

Governor's Office

Ohio: Will Governor Kasich Privatize Youngstown Public Schools?

Bill Phillis of the Ohio Coalition for Equity and Adequacy fears that Governor John Kasich plans to privatize the public schools of Youngstown:

Bill Phillis writes: 168 more words

Charter Schools

Child Care, Prekindergarten and Vouchers

Today’s editorial praising the bi-partisan Child Care bill reinforced my notion that preschool programming is a vehicle for getting vouchers into schools… and that both the neo-liberals and conservatives are on the same page on the privatization movement. 301 more words