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Saturday, June 25, 2016
Rethinking Education Initiatives, such as Gates Foundation efforts
By tutormentor2 @ 4:54 PM :: 1060 Views :: 0 Comments :: Article Rating :: Research and Advocacy
 

This week's newsletter from the  UCLA Center for Mental Health in Schools focuses on the huge impact billionaires and their foundations have had on education over the past 20 years and talks about lessons learned.  One quote from the article sets the tone:

We all need to remember Seymour Sarason’s caution:   Good ideas and missionary zeal are sometimes enough to change the thinking of individuals; they are rarely, if ever, effective in changing complicated organizations ... with traditions, dynamics, and goals of their own. 

Here's the PDF copy of the newsletter. Read and form your own opinion.

As you read this, here's an article from The Atlantic that's also worth reading.

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