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Ed Today: Bill Gates's Education Philanthropy Over Time; New York City Parents Sue Over School Funding

Joy Resmovits | Posted 04.07.2013 | Politics
Joy Resmovits

Gates's Gigantic Growth? Michigan State University Professor Sarah Reckhow takes a look at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's funding patterns over on Alexander Russo's blog. "The decade from 2000 to 2010 was a time of enormous growth and evolution for the Gates Foundation," Reckhow writes. "Warren Buffett's pledge of more than $30 billion substantially increased the Gates Foundation's resources, and grant-making more than doubled from 2005 to 2009. Even more marked are the Foundation's dramatically shifted priorities." Over the years, Gates has shifted its money from directly funding schools to instead subsidizing research, advocacy and activism.

Educator: Teacher Helped Students Cheat Because They Were 'Dumb As Hell'

Posted 08.30.2012 | Education

Atlanta math teacher Shayla Smith is accused of giving students answers to state exams because they were "dumb as hell." A tribunal hired to invest...

Educators Sanctioned In Cheating Scandals Get Recycled At Other Schools

texas watchdog | Steve Miller | Posted 06.13.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of Texas Watchdog. Principal Robert Earl Peters Jr. left the Dallas school district in 2009 as the district and sta...

Teachers Accused Of Giving Students Answers On State Tests In Exchange For Perks

Posted 05.30.2012 | Education

Teachers at a Brooklyn elementary school are accused of giving their students the answers on standardized tests, reports the New York Daily News. In r...

Probe Uncovers Another 'Tragedy' Of Cheating Teachers

Posted 12.21.2011 | Education

State investigators have implicated 49 principals and teachers from a Georgia school district in a four-month probe of cheating allegations against ed...