Monthly Archives: December 2017

Social Impact Bonds: Bankers Get Paid Only If Education Works?

When I am speaking about education policy in different parts of the country (go here please), I am often asked what is coming next in the effort to profit and privatize public goods during the Q&A. Lynn Davenport, a Cloaking Inequity reader from Texas, asked me to blog information about social impact bonds. What are they? The profit and privatization

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How College Campuses Can Uphold Free Speech AND Shut Down Racists

At the Center for Human and Civil Rights museum in Atlanta, Georgia, there’s an exhibit with headphones where you can sit and experience the verbal abuse that many civil rights activists lived through during the 1960 lunch counter sit-ins. They could not verbally respond to the racists, lest they suffer violent consequences. Instead, they used nonviolent protest to challenge the abusive provocation

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