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Beyond Private Foundations: Parents and Corporate Partners Remain Hard at Work

Beyond Private Foundations: Parents and Corporate Partners Remain Hard at Work

  Foundations like Gates, Broad and Walton aren’t the only players in the effort to improve public education.  Both parents and corporate partners have been making long-term investments in advocating and paying for a better educational experience for America’s children.  But parents and corporations have very different agendas from the non-profit world and these agendas  Read more »

The Bake Sale Backlash: Parents Respond

In one corner are the big foundations armed with billions, bankers, and and the support of Mayor Michael Bloomberg. And in the other are public school parents armed with bloggers and bake sales. Let the fight for the future of public schools begin. Parents have always served as traditional benefactors of education, but with the  Read more »