"Gapwash": propaganda and education

Gapwash from: Special Guest Found at:  http://forpublicschool.wikispaces.com/Dictionary+of+Reform This is an edited version that can be found above. The idea of working to close the so-called “achievement gap” in education is very similar to the concept of “greenwash” in environmentalism. Greenwash is the term used to refer to propaganda deliberately used by polluters to cover up […]

Microsoft and Wal-Mart Lead American Education Reform: Ontario to Follow?

By Guest Blogger George Microsoft and Wal-Mart are no Scrooges when it comes to charity. The philanthropic divisions of Microsoft and Wal-Mart are the two greatest corporate sponsors of the rapidly accelerating shift to a publicly funded system of education that is privately operated.  Both the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Walton Family Foundation […]