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Kress Now Lobbying for Pre-K... Testing

Jason Stanford | Posted 04.15.2014 | Education
Jason Stanford

Using tablet computers to measure a 4-year-old's social and emotional development -- and then applying those scientifically untested results to a teacher's job security -- is an invitation to corrupt the entire public school experience.

The Time That ALEC Got It Right

Mercedes Schneider | Posted 10.27.2013 | Politics
Mercedes Schneider

Even though even the majority on the ALEC Education Task Force did not even want CCSS initially, in the end, the billionaire wins.

Rupert Murdoch's Education Subsidiary Does Not 'In Any Way Endorse' Donkey Sex

Joy Resmovits | Posted 06.08.2013 | Media
Joy Resmovits

On Slashdot, user "theodp" ran a Google cache search of Amplify, Rupert Murdoch's education subsidiary. The results, as theodp put it? "Obscene."

Joel Klein Touts News Corp. Tablet Computer Ed Venture

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 10.13.2012 | Education

NEW YORK — Former New York City schools chief Joel Klein left to run News Corp.'s education division but spent much of the past year defending b...