Knoxville’s Branch Office of the Billionaire Boys Club has a new campaign to come up with $35,000,000 over the next five years to push forward the corporate reform agenda in East Tennessee. Local Broadie, Supt. Jim McIntyre, has placed the first bug in the ear of Knox County taxpayers at a televised meeting at Fulton […]
Monty Neill, Andrew Carnevale, and Bethany Little on testing and reform. Why do we have to look to Aljazeera to get this kind of quality exchange on education??? Oh yes, I forgot, Education Nation is on Microsoft-NBC and brought to you by the University of Phoenix.
On June 5, 2012 FairTest will honor Diane Ravitch with the Deborah W. Meier Hero in Education Award at the Julia Richman Educational Complex, 317 East 67th St., New York City. If Ravitch’s longtime nemesis, Gerald Bracey, were alive today, I think he would applaud this choice–or at least not protest it. For even though […]
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An article in Dissent Magazine by Joanne Barkan explains why the current corporate education reform movement, is not only poisoning an entire generation of children and destroying democracy, but is making lots of greedy people very rich. The irony is that those who hold the power of the purse strings are accountable to no one. […]