Category Archives: Social Justice

Freedom to Teach, Freedom to Learn: A Year at Mission Hill

Chapter 8 – The World of Work What “college and career ready” really means Bill, “College and career ready” is one of your ed reform slogans that’s repeated ad nauseam.  Your way of achieving this goal is to use the … Continue reading

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Recent Audits of “Gates-led” Ed Reform Spending

Bill, On August 27, 2013, Mercedes Schneider posted on her blog – deutsch29 – a thorough, eye-opening audit of your Common Core spending.  The following day, Diane Ravitch linked to it, and her readers’ comments reflect the outrage that so many of … Continue reading

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Bill and Melinda Gates, You “Lever Pullers” Have Written the Civil Rights Communities a Bad Check

Dear Bill and Melinda, This morning many Americans watched Representative John Lewis [D-Georgia] speak about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s memorable “I Have a Dream” speech on Face the Nation. Lewis is the last surviving speaker at the 1963 March … Continue reading

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