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Even PBS has reached the "enough is enough" point - "The Roosevelts"

Even PBS which relies on corporate sponsorship and the whims of politicians for its daily existence has reached the “enough is enough” point.

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THE CORPORATE EDUCATION INVASION Part 2

ABSTRACT: The most recent embodiment of the corporate efforts to capture (i.e., privatize) funding from public K-12 education is the new Common Core national curriculum standards and the testing that accompanies it. 998 more words

Corporate Power And Influence

Charter Schools in New York Sue for More Money

You probably don’t remember the claims made by charter advocates when they were starting this dual system of schools; they said they could get better results for less money, which would be a huge cost savings for taxpayers. 500 more words

Charter Schools

John Key leads New Zealand conservatives to 48-25 majority victory over leftists

Note: The New Zealand conservative party is called the National Party, but their policies are center-right, at least on fiscal issues.

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News

Camden, NJ: Target of Privatization

Egged on by Governor Chris Christie, the privatization movement has targeted Camden, Néw Jersey.

PARENT ADVOCATES CALL ON LEGISLATURE TO HALT UNPRECEDENTED EXPANSION OF UNACCOUNTABLE CHARTER CHAINS IN CAMDEN… 1,178 more words

Charter Schools

Dear Catrina

Dear Calavera Catrina,

I remember meeting you for the first time in an art store on the Puerto Vallarta Malecón. You were there in the hundreds, small and large, garish and elegant–and always possessed of a haughty stare and a set of ivories that would do justice to a shark. 802 more words

Education Reform