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Swedish Experiment in Privatizing Schools Floundering

Scholars such as Henry Levin have earlier warned that the Swedish experiment in privatization is promoting greater social segregation and not improving education.

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How ronald jesus reagan and art laffer – with help from “reagan democrats” – killed America’s middle class.



Advice from a Charter Teacher in Ohio: Regulate Us!

This teacher read the post about Gulen charter schools and wrote the following comment:

This is so eerily similar to my job-it is a shame that there is poor oversight in these types of schools. 112 more words

Education Reform

BREAKING NEWS: Chile to End Public Funding of Private Education!

Under the dictator Pinochet, Chile became devoted to the free-market theories of libertarian economist Milton Friedman. It adopted a voucher system and embrace choice.

Over the years, the schools experienced growing social segregation and little or no improvement. 274 more words

Education Reform

Tim Haslett on Privatization!

Tim Haslett on Privatization!

Tim Haslett is an Australian blogger whose work I find persuasive and enjoyable. Let me let him describe himself: (from his blog… 590 more words

Business Ethics

Seattlites push back against bus privatization

By Katherine Morgan (Staff Writer) & Josh Kelety (Campus News Editor)

In an age of increasingly privatized public services, it is not uncommon to see citizens taking a stand against what they see as the corporate exploitation of the commonwealth. 700 more words


Widespread Culture of Private Tutoring in Hong Kong

The course “International Education Policy” under the Master’s Program of Comparative and International Education at Lehigh University has broadened my view in various ways. One of them is the area of private tutoring, which has also been referred to as “Shadow Education” by Dr. 1,360 more words

Private Tutoring