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Education Inc.

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"Pearson, one of the giants of the for-profit industry that looms over public education, produces just about every product a student, teacher or school administrator in Texas might need. From textbooks to data management, professional development programs to testing systems, Pearson has it all—and all of it has a price."

 

Be veewwwwy scared. 

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Brown attacks tests and data as main measures of school success | EdSource Extra!

Brown attacks tests and data as main measures of school success | EdSource Extra! | #OccupyEducation | Scoop.it
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The great schools revolution

The great schools revolution | #OccupyEducation | Scoop.it





FROM Toronto to Wroclaw, London to Rome, pupils and teachers have been returning to the classroom after their summer break.
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Schools becoming 'exam factories'

Schools becoming 'exam factories' | #OccupyEducation | Scoop.it
The head of a private school in Berkshire says education targets are turning schools into "exam factories". (Wise words from the private ed sector.
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William Gibson: beyond cyberspace

William Gibson: beyond cyberspace | #OccupyEducation | Scoop.it
Technology, commodification, vacuous marketing-speak, tweeting – William Gibson, the doyen of science fiction writers, marvellously exposes the nature of our late capitalist world, writes Thomas Jones...
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