Warning: Gates is Infiltrating Opt Out

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Okay.  If this isn’t enough to convince you that Corporate Opt-Out is real and is trying to co-opt the grassroots opt-out movement, I don’t know what will:

This Saturday, Citizens for Public Schools (CPS) will host an “Opt-Out Campaign Launch” with the Center for Collaborative Education – an organization funded by the Gates Foundation, the Nellie Mae Education Foundation, IBM, and the U.S. Department of Education.

Yes – you read that right. Gates is helping to sponsor an Opt-Out event.

Several months ago, in a post called “Cashing in on Opt-Out,” I tried to show that the testing and ed-tech industries have long been aware of an impending shift away from the big, end-of-year high stakes test toward systems of embedded, competency-based testing, where grade levels no longer matter.

If you’ve not yet seen it, please read this article by former Gates executive and venture capitalist Tom Vander…

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3 thoughts on “Warning: Gates is Infiltrating Opt Out

  1. Pat

    Back to Transparency: What should we expect to see at Tuesdays School Board Meeting?
    ACTIONS ITEMS
    4. Financial Position Report
    5. Final Budget – Fiscal Year 2016
    6. Referendum-Date and Amount

    1. John Young

      we need money an approval Referendum vote will not be unanimous.

      On Fri, Jan 8, 2016 at 1:52 PM, Transparent Christina wrote:

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