Education

By PR Watch Admin on October 28, 2014

With this report the CMD puts a spotlight on some of the power players behind Corbett’s dramatic moves to reshape state education policy for the benefit of corporate interests.

By PR Watch Admin on October 28, 2014

Educators and parents are slamming TIME magazine editors for their November 3rd issue cover, which they say levies "malicious" and "false" attacks against the nation's public school teachers.

By Ruth Conniff on August 20, 2014

There’s been a flood of local news stories in recent months about FBI raids on charter schools all over the country.

By Ruth Conniff on August 06, 2014

The Republican candidate for governor in Illinois is a billionaire who hid his assets in the Cayman Islands to avoid paying taxes and brags that he is part of the "0.01 percent."

By Ruth Conniff on May 15, 2014

On May 17, 1954, the Supreme Court struck down the “separate but equal” doctrine, fundamentally changing the life of our nation.

By Brendan Fischer on April 29, 2014

You've probably heard of the billionaire Koch Brothers by now, and their sinister push to distort our democracy. But you may not have heard of Rex Sinquefield.

By PR Watch Admin on April 29, 2014

The Center for Media and Democracy and Progress Missouri today released a new report, "Reporters Guide to Rex Sinquefield and the Show-Me Institute," that will be an eye opener for Missouri residents and national press.

By Mary Bottari on October 02, 2013

Outsourcing America Exposed badgeThe data is in and K12 Inc.'s brand of full-time public "cyber school" is garbage. Not surprising for an educational model kicked off with a $10 million investment from junk-bond king Michael Milken.

By Brendan Fischer on September 09, 2013

Sallie Mae has dropped its membership in the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) after a student-led campaign demanding that the nation's largest student loan lender cut ties with the controversial organization. Sallie Mae is the 50th corporation to publicly drop its ALEC membership in the past year-and-a-half as the organization has come under increasing public scrutiny.

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