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Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Manager is a Longtime Corporate Education Reformer

08 Mar
Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Manager is a Longtime Corporate Education Reformer

Who will make a worse president: Hillery Clinton or Donald Trump?

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Clinton Gives Speech On American Global Leadership At Washington Conference

Meet John Podesta.

He’s a Washington lobbyist working hard to support high stakes tests, Common Core and charter schools.

He’s also Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager.

That’s right – the 2016 Democratic Presidential candidate who has been endorsed by the leaders of the national teachers unions has a corporate education reformer running her campaign.

Here are a few choice quotes from a speech Podesta gave in 2012 to the Foundation for Excellence in Education, a corporate education reform think tank established by Jeb Bush.

On Competition in Education:

 

“I think this emphasis that President Obama and Secretary Duncan have placed on competition – not just Race to the Top but competition throughout the system of education – is quite a good one, and I think the federal resources can be used to both support the development of new models and can force state experimentation in a way that’s…

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4 Comments

Posted by on March 8, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

4 responses to “Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Manager is a Longtime Corporate Education Reformer

  1. Susan Lee Schwartz

    March 8, 2016 at 18:50

    and we all knew who she IS.

    Did I miss this important and interesting information at the Ravitch Blog?

     
  2. jprealini

    March 9, 2016 at 15:52

    If our Constitutional Government was working properly, the best outcome for this next election would be for Congress to impeach whoever gets elected on Jan 21 because the VP candidates HAVE to be better.

     
    • Lloyd Lofthouse

      March 9, 2016 at 18:31

      Do we have Vice Presidential candidates yet? I haven’t heard.

       

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