“…how has Bill Gates become the liberals’ Grover Norquist? Just as Norquist, elected by & accountable to no one, tied the hands of the “supercommittee” with his no-new-taxes pledge, Gates undermines the authority of school boards with his pro-charter, pro-privatization contract. This contract requires that cities must sign on in order to benefit from the munificence of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. He doesn’t just sign the check and let the city decide what’s best for its students. It’s not up to the school board, elected or appointed, to decide.” MUST READ.
For Philly public schools, barbarian is Gates
WHO WILL run Philadelphia’s Schools? Last week, Philadelphia became the latest in a long list of cities to be courted by Bill Gates, when his “Great Schools Compact” was presented for consideration…