Follow the money…
His faith in public schools seems to have shifted
Much of it to the Gates Foundation
‘The next epidemic could originate on the computer screen of a terrorist’
‘Around 36.7 million are living with the AIDS worldwide’
‘I am excited about chickens’
CEO blames lack of outreach to parents for early difficulties
Melinda Gates also said she has learned a lot by jetting around the world to look at poor people
‘If an energy miracle comes in the next 15 years, key participants will be the teenagers of today’
Dealing with real human beings may prove impossible challenge for billionaire
Even parents at private and parochial schools are rejecting the standards.
Superintendents describe widespread local opposition to the standards
‘Strident attacks coming from parts of the Catholic community’
‘They don’t have the technical capacity’
The public likes it less the more they find out about it.
Is Bill Gates looking to recoup the $200 million he has spent hawking the standards?
‘They’re blaming teachers for everything’
Haste turns to delay as Common Core advocates fight wave of defeats
‘Individual state regulatory capture is not good for competition’