CBE and ALEC Preparing Students for the Gig Economy

“Career and College Ready?” (image link) Pearson, of course, was ahead of the pack as usual… developing a school- to -labor pipeline that suites the corporate masters.  As this blog explains, Competency Based Education becomes the framework for “badges” instead of credit hours and prepares students for career and college which is code for theContinue reading “CBE and ALEC Preparing Students for the Gig Economy”

The Rebellion… that Changes Everything… to Knock the Neoliberal Hustle… of Public Education (A title by four authors)

“Venture philanthropists have transformed the educational terrain, significantly tilting it in a neoliberal direction, often using their expressed desire to help hard-hit communities to support their interests in changing the face of public education” (Spence, 2016, p. 96). There exist many powerful organizations and leaders who, while they claim to want education change, will avoidContinue reading “The Rebellion… that Changes Everything… to Knock the Neoliberal Hustle… of Public Education (A title by four authors)”

Step-by-step Privatization and Profit: ESSA Delivers Schools to Wall Street with a Bow on Top

“Social impact bond projects are very definitely privatisation. PFI/PPP projects have effectively privatised the design, finance, construction and maintenance of much public infrastructure. Now social impact bond projects potentially privatise the design, finance, service delivery, management, monitoring and evaluation of early intervention and prevention policies.” Step One- Curriculum: Common Core standards created one set ofContinue reading “Step-by-step Privatization and Profit: ESSA Delivers Schools to Wall Street with a Bow on Top”

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