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Shameless Shape Shifters

Gary Stager | Posted 11.27.2012 | Education
Gary Stager

My journalism has set out to expose the ideologues and profiteers engaged in dismantling the democratic ideals of public education. And yet, I just got hoodwinked by Joel Klein and the Rupert Murdoch-owned company he leads.

White House Must Lead on Wireless

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 07.17.2012 | Technology
Jonathan Spalter

The message is clear: Political gridlock and bureaucratic inertia in Washington must take a back seat to the more urgent tasks of moving our economy forward and putting the interests and needs of our citizens first.

Confidential Student And Teacher Data To Be Provided To LLC Run By Gates and Murdoch

Leonie Haimson | Posted 08.29.2012 | Education
Leonie Haimson

The NY Board of Regents approved New York State's sharing of student and teacher information with a new national database, to be funded by the Gates Foundation, and designed by News Corp's Wireless Generation.

Questions About Digital Learning

Tom Vander Ark | Posted 01.31.2012 | Education
Tom Vander Ark

I visited Wireless Generation, a leading education technology company, in Brooklyn this week. In a discussion about my new book, Getting Smart, a cou...

Occupy Wall Street Protesters Heckle Rupert Murdoch

AP | TERENCE CHEA | Posted 12.14.2011 | Education

SAN FRANCISCO — Protesters from the Occupy Wall Street movement heckled News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch during a speech at an education forum Frid...

New York Scraps $27 Million Contract With Murdoch Education Affiliate

Posted 10.27.2011 | Education

The state of New York has scrapped a controversial $27 million contract between Rupert Murdoch's Wireless Generation and the state's Education Departm...

Gates, In Alliance with Murdoch's News Corp, Builds a New App for Corporate Education Reform?

Leonie Haimson | Posted 10.09.2011 | Education
Leonie Haimson

Watch out for the unholy alliance between Bill Gates, Rupert Murdoch and Joel Klein, ceaselessly devoted to expanding the educational-industrial-technological complex at the cost of real support to teachers and children.

Joy Resmovits

Union Letter: Murdoch's Company Should Not Have Access To Student Data

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.05.2011 | Education

NEW YORK -- New York should drop a $27 million contract with Wireless Generation, a Rupert Murdoch-owned student data tracking company, in light of Ne...

Joy Resmovits

Will News Of The World Scandal Affect Murdoch's Foray Into Education?

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 09.14.2011 | Education

The New York City Comptroller’s office has approved a $2.7 million consulting contract with Wireless Generation -- an education technology company ...

The Widening Murdoch Scandal and the Wireless No-Bid Contracts

Leonie Haimson | Posted 09.14.2011 | Education
Leonie Haimson

Questions have been raised surrounding several no-bid contracts that New York intends to award Wireless Generation, the company that Rupert Murdoch bought immediately after Joel Klein announced he would run Murdoch's new online learning division.

After Klein Hire, News Corp Makes $360M Buy Into Education

nytimes.com | FERNANDA SANTOS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

On Monday, News Corporation announced that it had signed an agreement to buy 90 percent of Wireless Generation for $360 million in cash, its first for...