Bye bye public #Education in America

A wonderful take on politics (on both sides) and education in America. Public education must be prioritized.

EDUWELLS

Every 11 seconds on Wall street, someone has the thought “There are billions of dollars tied up in public education that I can’t make more money on using the money I already have.” The phrase “Corporate education” does not sit comfortably with most voters on both sides of the political divide and so right-wing parties and their financial market friends around the globe try to disguisecorporate education modelsunder better sounding socialinitiatives, such as “School choice.” Trump obviously hasn’t had a thought about education and so has borrowed one from the Koch brothers.

Learning is first about money making

It’s Facebook thatpersonifiesthe idea that all human activity should now be monetised as the social-media giantindirectly makes money on every photo and comment we upload. [Note: The scary prospect of how much money Trump made Facebook in the last 18 months.] So why shouldn’t the activity of learning be…

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