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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.

Feds: Teachers Embroiled In 15-Year-Long Test Fraud Scandal

AP | ADRIAN SAINZ | Posted 01.26.2013 | Education

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- It was a brazen and surprisingly long-lived scheme, authorities said, to help aspiring public school teachers cheat on the tests the...

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...

Federal Standing Revoked For Schools In Massive Cheating Scandal

AP | DORIE TURNER | Posted 01.02.2012 | Education

ATLANTA — Georgia has revoked the federal standing for more than 40 Atlanta elementary and middle schools named in a massive cheating scandal. ...

Atlanta Public Schools Teachers Cheating Scandal: First Round Of Punishments Announced

AP | By DORIE TURNER | Posted 10.13.2011 | Education

ATLANTA -- A Georgia state commission decided Thursday to revoke the teaching licenses of eight teachers and three school administrators in the Atlant...

Atlanta Students Head Back To School Amid Cheating Scandal

AP | DORIE TURNER | Posted 10.07.2011 | Education

ATLANTA — Students return to Atlanta's schools this week for what's likely to be a tough year amid a cheating scandal that has forced thousands ...