In a word, no. The two kinds of money don’t represent an apples-to-apples comparison because different rules govern how they can be spent, but the raw totals show that schools that get public money do come out a little bit ahead – especially since they don’t have to raise it themselves. Even though this article […]
Discuss. UPDATE: Are folks afraid to speak about this?
I’m going to cite a rather conservative report on the costs of common core implementation and development nationwide, and on a per state basis. Here it is, from the Fordham Institute. Now, from an ideological perspective, they would be ardent supporters of the CCSS. I’d have to check to make sure, but a pretty good guess. […]
Actor Jeff Bridges is making the rounds on the major networks telling all about his cause the End Hunger Network. I like this guy, I’ve always been a fan of his work. He’s one of those celebrities who I think has his head screwed on right. In any case, rather than spending millions and billions […]
Trying to write an article here on the plutocratic connections within the current education reform climate. Here’s a sample, anyone want to help me out? Men die, but the plutocracy is immortal; and it is necessary that fresh generations should be trained to its service. Therefore, the interlocking directorate has need of an educational system, […]
Pareto says the following about “demagogic plutocracies”: Forms of government are not to be compared by reference to constitutions but to their operative practice. All are oligarchies. All govern by force and/or consent. But they differ from one another first by the relative proportions in which force and consent are utilized to maintain rule, and […]
While the wife’s away in Indiana and Oregon (Hi Bade!), I’ve been spending some time streaming the worst of the worst from Netflix on Apple TV. Don’t ask about Human Centipede, seriously. Well, now that I mentioned it, you probably will ask, but I’m not going to even link to it. Find our for yourselves […]