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Follow the Money: A Handy Guide to Some of the Organizations on the School Choice Gravy Train; by Diane Ravitch

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'The One Wisconsin Institute compiled a list of the organizations that have been funded by the far-right Bradley Foundation of Milwaukee. It is a remarkable documentation of the largesse that is showered on advocates for privatization of public schools. You will notice the relationship with Betsy DeVos' American Federation for Children, adding more shekels to the school choice honey pot.pumping  millions of dollars into Wisconsin legislative races to assure that its privatization agenda is protected by the legislature. We are reminded again that  DeVos is an extremist who opposes public schools.   Bradley-funded activities, work to prevent any accountability or audits for private schools that receive public funds. And they seek every opportunity to siphon money away from public schools to benefit voucher schools.  ALEC received 4.3 million from them.'

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