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

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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

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#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

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