Thursday, August 2, 2012

Privatizing Public Schools: Big Firms Eyeing Profits from U.S. K-12 Markets (link to Huffington Post article by Stephanie Simon)

In a recent Huffington Post article, author Stephanie Simon describes investors' strategies to defund and dismantle public K-12 schools in order to then reap massive profits by privatizing kids' education. In a related article, Kevin Welner raises concerns that such steps are part of a larger corporate agenda to commoditize students--a process in which both dominant political parties have been complicit.

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