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Mercedes Schneider Untangles a Nest of Reform Money and Connections by Diane Ravitch

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'This is a fascinating post by Mercedes Schneider. You could call her a 'follow the money' expert. I won’t spoil the pleasure of reading this post, which is like a detective story. Suffice it to say that almost everyone involved is deeply embedded in corporate reform, and most of the links in the web lead to the Obama administration and to the U.S. Department of Education. It seems clear that the latter was taken over by the corporate reform movement. The question is why. Why would a Democratic president front for the corporate takeover of public education? She began wondering who was funding Education Post, the blog run by Peter Cunningham that celebrates corporate reform. Cunningham was assistant secretary for communications in the U.S. Department of Education, when Arne Duncan was Secretary of Education. '

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