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The Privatization of North Carolina's Public Schools -- A Who's Who by Stuart Egan

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"Here is definitive guide to the privatization movement in North Carolina. You will find many familiar names, like Michelle Rhee, giving advice to the Tea Party legislature; You will run into DFER, pretending to be Democrats. You will encounter TFA, the Broad Foundation, the Gates Foundation, ALEC, the Walton Family Foundation, 50CAN, and many other familiar names of the Education Industrial Complex.  The national "reform" movement has landed in North Carolina and found their perfect partners: the Tea Party. no surprise that the Koch  bros. write curriculum there They are busy across the nation in well-funded efforts by the billionaire Koch Brothers to promote their anti-government, free-market libertarian views into local high schools."

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)

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