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Gates’ extensive funding of Common Core, is starting to cause quite a stir within both the right and left leaning press.
Time for Congress to Investigate Bill Gates' Role in Common Core
By Valerie Strauss | Washington Post
Diane Ravitch, an education historian, called Gates’ involvement in the Core as something of an education “coup” by a private philanthropist. She urges Congress to hold hearings about the Gates role and the connection between his foundation and the Education Department.
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By Stanley Kurtz | The National Review
Bill Gates reportedly sees himself as an apolitical technocrat. At a couple of points in Layton’s piece he refers to “gaping inequalities” between the education “suburban kids” receive and the education of “low income kids.” In Gates’s view, well-intentioned technocrats seek out ways to fight these inequalities, while everyone else is soiled by politics. - Read Full Article