Reporter/researcher Lee Fang wrote a piece for The Nation that’s an in-depth look at billionaire interests who are using campaign donations, philanthropic foundations, and Silicon Valley connections to push states to pass laws mandating that K-12 students take classes from lucrative online learning companies. Has this method of teaching even found to be effective? What exactly is meant by “online learning”?
We interviewed him at length here, in this podcast with our collaborators the MOMocrats.com. Take a listen: