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When It Comes to Colorado Montessori, James Walton Is Calling the $hots | deutsch29

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When It Comes to Colorado Montessori, James Walton Is Calling the $hots


James Walton, grandson of Walmart founder Sam Walton, has taken a liking to Montessori schools in Colorado.
On September 28, 2016, the Walton Family Foundation via the Chronicle of Philanthropy began advertising for an education director for the Colorado-based “James Walton Fund.”
Below is how the ed director job ad presents James Walton’s involvement in Montessori in Colorado:
As an engineering undergraduate at Colorado School of Mines, James regularly volunteered with local schools, working directly with students. One day, he walked into a Montessori charter school that had been a previous WFF grant recipient. Observing a group of children independently engaged in learning within a structured environment, it occurred to him:
  • This seems to be a unique and important way of helping children succeed
  • Why is this school model wildly underrepresented within the public school system?
Since that moment, James has devoted his time and his investments to better understanding child-centered approaches. He has worked on the ground as a Montessori high school apprentice and dedicated observer. He started a Montessori teacher-training center. His grants have expanded beyond Montessori to organizations and research that serve students in a 
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Education Reformers and Gates Foundation Want Free-Flow Of Private Student Data – Exceptional Delaware

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Education Reformers and Gates Foundation Want Free-Flow Of Private Student Data

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Last Friday, the Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking held a hearing for the handling of data in America’s future.  Make no mistake: this would allow student data to flow out of schools more than it already is.  FERPA would become more of a joke than it already is.  The written statements are now available.  And we see more of some of the names behind these foundations.  Folks like KIPP and the Gates Foundation are knee-deep in this.  We know Bill Gates doesn’t care about student data privacy.  And what company actually talks about how brick and mortar schools should no longer be used for a certain population?  The answers are in here.  This is a must-read.  I’m glad to see some of the data privacy groups were able to get public comment submitted for this.  But what in the heck is “Moneyball For Government”?  There are a lot of names involved with that one!
The Gates Foundation came out with a long report last month on student data.  They want the U.S. Government to lift the ban on a Federal database for student data.  How ironic that President Obama issued an Executive Order creating this commission that would allow for Bill Gates’ dream to come true.  Corporations run this country.  This is all just the set-up that will lead to Smart Cities and Blockchain takeovers of society.  When children lose their individual uniqueness and become a part of the hive.  I am all for transparency of government activity, but not things that should never see the light of day.  Personal information should be private.  If someone wants to make their business public, that is one thing.  But when that choice is taken away from you by what amounts to corporate profits, every single American needs to be concerned about this.  Students are no longer people.  They are the human capital for a return on investment.
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