'For his contempt for public schools and his determination to remove democratic governance of education, I hereby place Reed Hastings, billionaire founder of Netflix, on this blog’s Wall of Shame.“ His goal for California appears to b e the near-total replacement of public schools with charter schools--to eliminate school boards & replace them with corporate management. As chair of the California State Board of Education, he opposed bilingual education, and led the charge to remove any limits on the number of charters, & to limit regulation or accountability. The largest charter school collapsed & left 6,000 students without a school during his board tenure. He has spent more than $100 million promoting charter schools. “We see profound consequences when technology industry leaders take action from a position of privilege and isolation from the very communities they desire to help.'