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‘Education’ Archives

Teachers union cites Common Core in decision to cut Gates funding

Washington Post | March 11, 2014 By Valerie Strauss The American Federation of Teachers, which has won millions of dollars in grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will no longer accept foundation money for its Innovation Fund. Union members have expressed [Read More]

A Brief Audit of Bill Gates’ Common Core Spending

Huffington Post | August 29, 2013 Comment From Old-Thinker News: The general public has the perception that this “education reform” is coming from the federal government. In reality it is a brainchild of tax-exempt foundations that have been shaping public [Read More]

Parents have no ‘right’ to homeschool their kids, says Justice Department

Natural News | May 13, 2013 By Lance Devon Individual liberty is being burned at the stake, as governments set fire to people natural rights. This time it has everything to do with homeschooling. It all started in Germany. Uwe and Hannelore Romeike were raising their five [Read More]

15 year old girl, kidnapped by German police, given psychiatric evaluation for being home schooled

Xrepublic | April 15, 2013 Comment from Old-Thinker News: The modern schooling system derives much of its current state from its Prussian roots. Children are treated as empty vessels – rather than human beings with rich souls to be nurtured to their full potential [Read More]

Video: Neil Howe and William Strauss on “The Fourth Turning”

Youtube | March 31, 2009 Neil Howe and William Strauss appear on C-SPAN to discuss the release of their 1997 book, The Fourth Turning. In this clip, they discuss the historical significance of turnings, as well as offer prescient predictions as to where America may be [Read More]

Why the Education Bubble Will Be Worse Than the Housing Bubble

USNews | June 12, 2012 By Antony Davies Absent congressional action, the interest rates on federally subsidized student loans will double to 6.8 percent on July 1. Both President Barack Obama and former Gov. Mitt Romney have urged Congress to act before that deadline, but [Read More]

$1.1 million-plus Gates grants: ‘Galvanic’ bracelets that measure student engagement

Washington Post | June 11, 2012 By Valerie Strauss In the ‘you-can’t-make-up-this-stuff’ category, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is spending about $1.1 million to develop a way to physiologically measure how engaged students are by their teachers’ lessons. [Read More]

Indoctrinate the World: Gates Foundation Hijacks Education Policy

Indoctrinate the World: Gates Foundation Hijacks Education Policy

Old-Thinker News | May 23, 2012 By Daniel Taylor Foundations have always enjoyeda cozy relationship with government, but the Gates Foundation has taken the game to a whole other level. In the past tax exempt foundation influence was more subtle and hush hush; Now they are [Read More]

Foundations’ Newfound Advocacy

Inside Higher Ed. | April 13, 2012 By Doug Lederman Comment from Old-Thinker News: The Gates Foundation has taken the lead from the Rockefeller Foundation – which first began the mission for altering the nation’s schools – in re-making education. More [Read More]

Documentary: Children Full of Life

Youtube | April 2, 2012 Comment from Old-Thinker News: Thanks to James Corbett of the Corbett Report for recommending this film. This film offers a glimpse into a different culture and a different take on what an education truly should be. As a westerner, I am struck by how [Read More]

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Globalist Parag Khanna Admits Alternative Media Influences Global Diplomacy

Old-Thinker News | April 17, 2014 By Daniel Taylor To those who follow alternative media closely this will not come as [Read More]

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Newsmax | April 14, 2014 By Cheryl K. Chumley Add the U.S. Postal Service to the list of federal agencies seeking to [Read More]

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