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CURMUDGUCATION: Boston Consulting Group: Another Dark Horseman

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Peter Greene has done an amazing investigative review of the Boston Consulting Group. What is BCG? Why do reformers in so many cities hire this management consulting firm? What is its connection to the Gates Foundation and Arne Duncan? HE WRITES:
'Word went out today that immediately after Arkansas decided to make Little Rock Schools non-public, the Walton family called a 'focus group' meeting 'in conjunction with the Boston Consulting Group. This is worse than finding the slender man in the back of your family portrait. For a public school system, this is finding the grim reaper at your front door. And he's not selling cookies.' Greene reveals BCG's business strategies, which are totally inappropriate for education but beloved by reformers.
'Bottom line? Say a little prayer for the formerly public schools of Little Rock, because BCG is in town and they're sharpening their axe.
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At curmudgucation.blogspot.com

 

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