Tag Archives: Microsoft

#StackRanking and Other Immoral Horrors: The Invisible Hands and Invisible Morals of Bill and Melinda Gates

Dear Bill and Melinda, I would like to explore the cause and effect of your Microsoft system of stack ranking on the lives of children and teachers.  What happens when your actual policies don’t match your “advertised” ideology?  What brings … Continue reading

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US Department of Pearson: Thinking the unthinkable: Why Bill Gates and Arne Duncan need to go

Dear Bill and Arne, We’ve written a story that is unthinkable.  Or is it?  We discovered you and Steve may be bowing out of Microsoft entirely, but will you and Arne bow out of the DOE too?  Who will replace … Continue reading

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Bill and Melinda, Time to Hit “Control + Alt + Delete” and The Fierce Urgency of Now

Dear Bill and Melinda, One of the most dangerous and hypocritical conversations I have heard is your recent interview at Harvard University, as noted by your critic at the Washington Post’s The Answer Sheet, Valerie Strauss. [watch video below] In this interview, … Continue reading

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Great Teachers Once Enabled America to Go to the Moon, but Now…

Dear Bill and Melinda, Nancy Papas has a few words for you after reading our blog post: Post Scripts: Important voices that we don’t want to leave out – Facebook Comments to Teachers’ Letters to Bill Gates: “Many of our very best … Continue reading

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