June 8, 2014
WHEN MONEY TRUMPS DEMOCRACY: “The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation didn’t just bankroll the development of what became known as the Common Core State Standards. With more than $200 million, the foundation also built political support across the country, persuading state governments to make systemic and costly changes.”
UPDATE: I suppose we shouldn’t be surprised, then, that Common Core is the Windows 8 of curricula. . . .