Tag Archives: Gates Foundation

$$$ and Agendas — Truth For America about Teach For America

Where does TFA’s $$$ come from? Truth For America is a podcast about Teach For America (TFA) that provides voice to educators, parents, students, and other key stakeholders. Truth For America is co-hosted by Dr. Julian Vasquez Heilig and Dr. T. Jameson Brewer. They are joined in episode 13 by Reverend Kyle Boyer, a Philadelphia teacher and former TFA corps member.

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Debating charter schools: Julian Vasquez Heilig vs. Howard Fuller

It’s rare that the media brings a balancing perspective to education reformers arguments for anti-democratic, top-down, private control and privatization of our public schools. This week it happened. I debated charters schools with Howard Fuller, Professor and Chairman of the Black Alliance for Educational Options, on Andre Perry’s WBOK 1230 AM #FREECOLLEGE show. We also discuss the NAACP and Black Lives

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Can we get teacher evaluation right?: Bill Gates, Tom Brady, and Linda Darling-Hammond

Teacher evaluation is one of the most contentious issues in educational policy today. Here on CI I recently discussed how policymakers have ignored the experts on the use of VAM statistical models. I will be honest, I have not often been a fan of how the Gates Foundation has typically gone about education reform (See parent trigger). But let me

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