Microsoft chairman Gates, computer magnate Michael Dell, investor Eli Broad, and the Walton family of Wal-Mart fame have collectively poured some $4.4 billion into school reform in the last decade through their private foundations.
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Posted by Jon Mitchell - via Joey Baker (t), Donica Mensing (t)
This report is excellent. Rather than simply making news out of the bold claims of these well-meaning philanthropists, iWatch News has thoroughly analyzed the impacts of their programs and shown their mixed results. It also delves pretty deeply into the philosophies behind these contributions and how the programs might be adjusted to achieve better outcomes.