"A child's learning is the function more of the characteristics of his classmates than those of the teacher." James Coleman, 1972

Saturday, July 28, 2007

Congressional Support for NCLB? Follow the Money

If you have often wondered why good Democrats support
such an anti-public schools policy as NCLB, have a look
at this list of George Miller contributors from Eliminate
NCLB. And here are other contributor lists for other
Congressional supporters.

Jerald Barnett

Education America / Owner

Thomas Bishop

University of Phoenix / VP

Deborah Blackwell

Touro University / Provost & Dean

Cynthia Braddon

McGraw-Hill Companies / VP

Eli Broad

Broad Foundation / Founder

Kathryn Costello

Pearson Education Publishing

Larry Diamond

Hoover Institute

William Etheridge

Pearson Education, CEO

Lawrence Goodman

School Link Technologies, President

Henry Howard

US Education Finance Corp., President

John Isley

Pearson Education / Publisher

Richard Jerue

Education Mgmt Corp / VP Govt. Relat.

William Jordan

McGraw-Hill Companies / Senior Director

Joseph Kakaty

Student Loan Consolidation Center

Hendrik Kranenburg

McGraw-Hill / President Higher

Bonnie Lieberman

John Wylie & Sons Publishing / SVP

Patricia McAllister

Educational Testing Service / Govern

Lowell Milken

Knowledge Universe Ltd. / Business

Arnold Mitchem

Council for Opportunity in Educ/PR

Jacqueline Pels

Hardscratch Press / Editor / Publisher

Richard Robinson

Scholastic Inc. / President & CEO

John Sargent

Holtzbrinck Publisher / CEO

Larry Snowhite

Houghton Mifflin Company / VP

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