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Tag Archives: Bill Gates
Common Core Update: Seven Years Later, Failure Confirmed
What has seven years of Common Core done to our nation’s schools and students? A new report says it’s had “significantly negative effects.” Continue reading
Posted in A.P. Dillon (LL1885), Common Core, EDUCATION Tagged Bill Gates, Common Core 2 Comments
Gates Foundation Props Up Common Core Testing Consortia
The two testing consortia associated with Common Core are still alive in part thanks to new management and a huge grant from Common Core’s largest funder, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Continue reading
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Did You Know Bill Gates Paid A Firm To Help Write NC’s Race To The Top grant?
Johnson should ask Dr. Atkinson why she allowed an out-of-state, multi-billion dollar consulting outfit which was “supported” by the Bill Gates Foundation to guide the writing of the NC Race To The Top application? Continue reading
Posted in Big Ed Complex, EDUCATION, June Atkinson, NC DPI Tagged Bill Gates, Race to the Top 1 Comment
#DM7 Article: Capitalist Bill Gates: Socialism Will Save Us!
This is a repost of my weekly Da Tech Guy Column:
Capitalist Bill Gates: Socialism Will Save Us! Continue reading
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You can’t swing a dead cat these days without hitting a Bill Gates non-profit
You can’t swing a dead cat without hitting a Bill Gates non-profit…
…Or a former NC Department of Public Instruction (DPI) employee working for a Bill Gates backed non-profit. Continue reading
Posted in Common Core, EDUCATION, June Atkinson, NC DPI Tagged Bill Gates, NC New Schools, Potemkin Village 4 Comments
Another House In the Common Core Potemkin Village: Hope Street Group
Over the course of the last three and a half years, I’ve come across more ‘education non-profits’ tied to Common Core than one can imagine. This sea of non-profit organizations all seem to have their roots in a core set of financial backers : Gates, Hewlitt, Walton, Lumina, Carnegie and many more.
A potemkin village of support for Common Core has been erected using this sea of non-profits as education reform astroturf. The Common Core Potemkin Village has a McMansion I missed previously.
This McMansion is Hope Street Group and they’ve recently invaded North Carolina… all with the Blessing of CCSSO President and NC Superintendent, Dr. June Atkinson. The NCAE is also falling over themselves to welcome this group…
Posted in Common Core, EDUCATION, June Atkinson, NC DPI Tagged Bill Gates, EducationNC, Hope Street Group, NC Public School Forum, Potemkin Village 2 Comments
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