Monday, November 9, 2015

Selling the Common Core - Bill and Melinda Gates' Audacious Plan to Control Public Education   - Wait What?

Selling the Common Core - Bill and Melinda Gates' Audacious Plan to Control Public Education   - Wait What?:

Selling the Common Core – Bill and Melinda Gates’ Audacious Plan to Control Public Education  






“If you don’t want a man unhappy politically, don’t give him two sides to a question to worry him; give him one. Better yet, give him none…Cram them full of noncombustible data, chock them so damned full of ‘facts’ they feel stuffed, but absolutely ‘brilliant’ with information. Then they’ll feel they’re thinking, they’ll get a sense of motion without moving. And they’ll be happy…” – Ray Bradbury (Fahrenheit 451)
February 2011:  A Gates Foundation grant to the National Association of State Boards of Education – “to build the capacity of State Boards of Education to better position them to achieve full implementation of the Common Core standards.”
April 2011:  A Gates Foundation grant to the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) – “to assist teachers in understanding and implementing the Common Core State Standards.”
June 2011:  A Gates Foundation grant to the Council of Chief State School Officers – “to support the Common Core State Standards work.”
June 2011:  A Gates Foundation grant to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) – “to promote education policy reform at the state and federal level…”
June 2011:  A Gates Foundation grant to the National Urban League Inc. – “to promote national and state advocacy, engagement and education reform efforts throughout the National Urban League affiliate movement…”
November 2011:  A Gates Foundation grant to the Military Child Education Coalition – “to develop and execute an advocacy campaign in support of the implementation of Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in multiple states by leveraging the voices and Selling the Common Core - Bill and Melinda Gates' Audacious Plan to Control Public Education   - Wait What?:

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