Broad Foundation

Education
On September 01, 2014, Lyndsey Layton of the Washington Post officially introduced Peter Cunningham’s Education Post to the
Education
Is Media Matters selectively exposing corporate reform while trying not to implicate or offend the current or potentially-future Democratic White House?
Education
Every bit of education reform is an excuse to continue the unconscionable neglect of our children. As Pogo wisely noted, "We have met the enemy and he is us." We did this to our children and our schools.
Education
This is a mere sideshow. Comparing schools -- charter vs. neighborhood public; suburban vs. urban; public vs. private -- is based on a fundamental misunderstanding of education in America.
Impact
This week on Bloomberg EDU, Eli Broad, philanthropist and founder of two Fortune 500 companies, discusses his native Detroit public schools, blended learning, school leadership and a national system for education.
Politics
Charles Blow is one of the columnists in the New York Times that I usually count on to challenge the conventional wisdom and to speak up for the powerless. Sadly, in his latest column, he parrots the conventional wisdom and voices the opinions of the elites.
Politics
Charter schools are publicly funded, but may be privately run. They have been controversial in school districts across the
Politics
Corporate "reformers" have continued to support Rhee's test-driven "reforms" and her attacks on the teaching profession. What will they do now that there is proof that Rhee and her successors turned a blind eye to cheating?
Education
Teachers unions have pushed back hard against many of these policies, with clout gained from years of lobbying and writing
Education
Don't get me wrong. I deeply respect that you and your wife care about the community and the world. But if you want to really help, here's one small way:
Education
We could really use your help, Ed. The battle between Chester Upland School District and Gov. Corbett is just a glimpse into the strategic dismantling taking place across the entirety of the American public school system.
Education
Take over these schools. Occupy them. Sit in. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We built these schools with our taxes, our labor, our commitment to students and communities. They are not just playthings for overfed business dilettantes.
Education
Long-time Detroit teacher Steve Conn expressed his skepticism. "They're keeping it secret," Danielle Filipiak, an English
Education
Data-driven "reform" seems very rational, and not inhumane, from 30,000 feet above our schools and families.
Education
Adam Urbanski, president of Rochester’s teachers union, said Brizard had a tin ear. “Whenever someone complained against
Education
Between Black, Rhee, Sheffield and Goodloe-Johnson, it has not been a good month for the corporate education reform crowd.
Education
For the last decade, the Broad Foundation, started by Los Angeles real estate mogul Eli Broad and his wife Edythe, has handed
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Joanne Barkan demonstrates how most of the "reforms" advanced by these groups have proven to be ineffective, if not harmful, to public education.
Education
Out-of-work D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee has just created her own new education reform organization. You can, too!