Monthly Archives: January 2014

I Have a Corporate Dream, Now It’s Your Nightmare – Bill Gates’ #MLKRedux

“Education may be the hardest civil rights fight of all,” Gates said. “Discrimination is harder to prove and people often don’t know what levers to pull to fix the problem.” Dear Bill and Melinda, The minds of Americans are on … Continue reading

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Public Education is NOT an Industry

Image courtesy of EdVotes.org Dear Bill, I thought of you while reading Forbes’ 30 Under 30 2014 special report, which celebrates the professional achievements of 20-somethings in a variety of industries, including education.  Do you see your young self in the … Continue reading

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Forbes’ 30 Under 30: A Showcase of Corporate Ed Reformers, not Education Stars

Originally posted on Critical Classrooms, Critical Kids:
In its third annual 30 Under 30 special report (1/20/14), which celebrates the professional achievements of a diverse group of 20-something game changers, Forbes Magazine refers to the young, ambitious entrepreneurs in the education field…

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