Bill Gates Pulls Back on His K12 Ed Experimentation

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Billionaire Bill Gates likes to experiment with American K12 education.

He bankrolled the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), and pushed “small schools,” and spent millions on measuring teachers using student test scores.

Regarding the failure of Gates-funded education tampering, the January 15, 2019, Fair Observer notes the reality of billionaire removal from any consequences related to its purchased folly:

Because of its wealth, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has no need to apologize for its past mistakes or to feel concerned about its next round of mistakes. The article in The Washington Post sums up the foundation’s historical failures. After so many disappointing results, accompanied by the foundation’s roundly expressed indifference to the negative effects on teachers and learners or on the coherence of public educational policy, we may legitimately ask: Why does it persist in its folly?

Why persist?

Because wealth thinks it knows. Because education entities…

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