May 16, 2010

It’s Time to Give Scrutiny to Foundations’ Efforts to Remake Education

Steve Shelton

A reading program financed by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

As the 21st century opened, America witnessed the largest expansion in the history of philanthropic efforts focused on public education. New foundations, created by astonishingly successful entrepreneurs, proceeded with a boldness that was…

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