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The Corporate/Neoliberal Attack on Education

‘Teachers’ Letters To Bill Gates’ Website Reveals 7 Major Things Educators Want The Mogul To Know | Rebecca Klein | Huffington Post

Bill Gates Imposes Microsoft Model on School Reform: Only to Have the Company Junk It After It Failed | David Morris | AlterNet

For Public Colleges, the Best Tuition Is No Tuition – Commentary | Robert Samuels | The Chronicle of Higher Education

A Scandal That’s Exposing Ugly Truths About the School Privatization Agenda | David Sirota | AlterNet

The Neoliberal Assault on Academia – Opinion | Tarak Barkawi | Al Jazeera English

WTF is wrong with Americans? | InfoGraphic

The General Electric University: Not Wisconsin’s Brightest Idea | Eleni Schirmer | Labor Notes

End Game For Corporate School Reform: Privatized Holding Tanks, Remote Ed, Military Charter Schools | Bruce Dixon | Black Agenda Report

How The American University was Killed, in Five Easy Steps | The Homeless Adjunct

Stop treating college as a business – Opinion | Calvin Ratana | Daily Sundial

Americans who say “college isn’t for everyone” never mean their own kids | Angela Romans | Quartz

School privatization is a hoax, “reformers” aim to destroy public schools | Dianae Ravitch |

Get Out While You Can: Why Young Americans Should Emigrate | Thomas McGath | AlterNet

Proposed Ph.D. funded by JPMorgan Chase raises questions at U. of Delaware | Ry Rivard | Inside Higher Ed

How Our Universities Have Been Turned into Corporate Marketing Centers | Jim Hightower | AlterNet

How Washington Could Make College Tuition Free (Without Spending a Penny More on Education) | Jordan Weissmann | The Atlantic

Outsourcing and Outrage at Penn State – The Conversation | Steven Haas & Jenny Trinitapoli | The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Industrialization of Education | Phil Nichols | Over the Counter Culture

8 Reasons Young Americans Don’t Fight Back: How the US Crushed Youth Resistance | Bruce Levine | Films for Action

Academy Fight Song | Thomas Frank | The Baffler

Why America’s Prep Schools Aren’t Following Arne Duncan’s Public School Education Reforms | Shaun Johnson | Education on GOOD

A Ghost Town With a Quad: Is that the future of the American university? | Rebecca Schuman | Slate

On ‘Country Club’ Campuses: A Public University Ex-President Shares His Second Thoughts | Marian Wang |

Circulation and the New University | Brian Whitener & Dan Nemser | Reclamations Blog

Has UC Berkeley mortgaged itself to football? – Viewpoints | Peter Shrag | The Sacramento Bee

Breaking Away: Top Public Universities Push for ‘Autonomy’ From States | Marian Wang| ProPublica

What’s Good For Bill Gates Turns Out To Be Bad For Public Schools | David Morris | Common Dreams

Viewpoint: A false compromise | Student Union of Michigan | The Michigan Daily

Private Equity And Venture Capital Look At Public Schools | Stephanie Simon | Business Insider

Not Very Giving | Rob Reich |

For-Profit College Investigation | Senator Tom Harkin

Higher Education Shock Doctrine |Erik Loomis | Lawyers, Guns & Money

Noam Chomsky on Democracy and Education in the 21st Century and Beyond | Daniel Falcone | Truthout

The Neoliberal Plan for Higher Education | James Cersonsky | In These Times

Outsourced Grading Comes to College | Audrey Williams | The Chronicle of Higher Education

Professors reject the new normal | Colleen Flaherty | The Australian

System Failure: The Collapse of Public Education | Anya Kamenetz | The Village Voice

The Disappearance of Public Intellectuals | Henry Giroux | CounterPunch

The Coming Revolution in Public Education | John Tierney | The Atlantic

The price of inequality in higher education – Opinion | Sarah Kendzior | Al Jazeera English

The Stratification of School and Education’s Purpose in Capitalism | Honest Chung | The Latin@ Asian Dialectic

Ten Years of No Child Left Behind: Disaster Capitalism in the Schools | Glen Ford | Black Agenda Report

The Lessons of the Megalomaniac University President | Paul Campos |

The Liberal Education Reform Revolt | Lois Weiner | Jacobin

Communiqué from an Absent Future | We Want Everything Blog

The toll of school reform on public education | Diane Ravitch | The Washington Post

The Assault on Public Education | Noam Chomsky | Truthout

How ego and ideology are destroying the world’s greatest public university – Opinion | Mark LeVine | Al Jazeera English


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