MUST READ: How the Shock Doctrine dismantles public education: districts starved for funds sign away important self-governance & other rights, & also allow charters free reign, in exchange for money from corporate philanthropists to dictate "ed reform."
No Funds Left Behind
As states slash education budgets, private foundations have picked up the slack—and pushed some controversial reforms. "Some educators worry about the close connections between the foundations and the federal government. 'Everything that comes out of the Department of Ed,' says [Prof Ed] Fuller, 'is…