‘Coronavirus Capitalism’ Is Co...

Jun 27, 2020 by

This article was originally published at The Progressive. Amid the pandemic, superintendents are gaining the power to sell out public...

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‘Coronavirus Capitalism’ Is Co...

May 14, 2020 by

Amid the pandemic, superintendents are gaining the power to sell out public education for private gain. Due to the coronavirus...

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The latest cash grab : Teacher...

Aug 18, 2019 by

TFA recognizes the value of the Centers concept and has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Seawall Development Company...

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Black Boxes, Student Data ...

Sep 17, 2018 by

We’re rapidly entering a world of evidence-based decision making in public education. These decisions will be powered by vast amounts...

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What’s Stored in your School G...

Sep 11, 2018 by

If you or your child have a Google account through school, you are going to want to read this. Reposted with permission from Missouri...

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Manufacturing Consent: How to ...

Jul 24, 2018 by

If social media platforms can predict your behavior, advocacy groups can buy access to it. They also have the power to manipulate...

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Do You Believe a Universal Bas...

Jul 18, 2018 by

Elysium – “Would You Like To Talk To A Human?” I can’t help but get a bad feeling whenever a universal basic income is pitched as the...

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Bill Gates and his failed educ...

Jul 16, 2018 by

Do you sometimes wonder why the Seattle Times does so many puff pieces on Bill Gates and his failed education initiatives? It’s...

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Why Turning Our Schools into a...

Jul 16, 2018 by

Being a worker means taking orders, citizenship means being an independent thinker. The two aren’t compatible. One demands obedience,...

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From Math to Marksmanship: Mil...

Jun 27, 2018 by

There is a difference between education and training. There is a difference between knowing just enough to carry out orders without...

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How Big Data Becomes Psy Ops a...

Jun 17, 2018 by

Ludovico technique apparatus – A Clockwork Orange While “grit” has been exposed for the racist narrative it is, it’s also a direct...

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Pre-K Profit: ReadyNation Host...

Jun 12, 2018 by

The rise of pay for success, social impact bonds, development impact bonds, and outcomes-based contracting will usher...

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The Battle in Seattle Against ...

May 29, 2018 by

Charter schools and other market-based forms of “school choice” have been touted as ways to make education more responsive to “market...

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Stealing Vocational Dreams: Pu...

May 17, 2018 by

To some extent it is necessary to forecast the kinds of jobs that will be available to students when they graduate. Businesses have...

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Debunking Job Training as the ...

May 7, 2018 by

Anyone who’s worked in the “real world” knows and has internalized the fact that the boss doesn’t value you for your skill set, but...

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The Movie “Most Likely to Succ...

Apr 29, 2018 by

At the beginning of the school year, I went to a showing of Most Likely to Succeed in Bellevue, Washington. I was irritated by the...

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Biocapitalism and the West Vir...

Apr 16, 2018 by

West Virginia’s Teachers became guinea pigs in a state sanctioned experiment to lower the cost of healthcare by directly linking...

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Six reasons why we don’t want ...

Mar 26, 2018 by

The Green Dot charter chain tried to sneak through a project to open a high school in Seattle’s south end as they had done with a...

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ALEC, iNACOL, and Online Learn...

Jan 23, 2018 by

Original Title:Original Title: iNACOL’s Trojan Horse. Reposted with permission from Save Maine Schools – Helping You Navigate...

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The Comforting Lie of Basic In...

Jan 20, 2018 by

The powers that be have big plans for remaking the economy. Unfortunately, it doesn’t include living wage jobs or security of any...

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