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Billionaires Fund Education News at LA Times

If you want to see where this is going to end, read today’s editorial in the NYPost about the superiority of Success Academy as compared to Scardsale… We are getting all the news the oligarchs want us to read, which is why HRC and Trump’s hair gets more coverage than Bernie Sander’s economic plans.

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Just when you thought it couldn’t get worse, you read a story like this.

It is a letter from the publisher of the Los Angeles Times informing readers that a group of wealthy foundations are underwriting expanded coverage of education. Not surprising to see the Eli Broad Foundation in the mix. Former Mayor Richard Riordan is not listed but you can be sure he is involved.

These control freaks–er, philanthropists–worry that the LAT has not provided enough space to cover this vital topic.

Publisher Austin Beutner writes:

“We are calling our initiative Education Matters, and I encourage you to join us as we explore the issues that matter most to you and your child. If you want to understand the latest debate on curriculum or testing, find out about the role of student health in learning, study how charter schools are changing public education or experience a classroom from…

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