Did you know that between 2008 and 2013, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation provided more than $37 million in funding for teacher preparation projects?
What sort of teacher preparation programs does the Gates Foundation support?
Only 8% of these funds were awarded to university teacher education programs. Ninety-two percent of the grant money was awarded to corporations including The New Teacher Project (TNTP) and Teach for America (TFA). Michelle Rhee, a former Teach for America cadet, and former Chancellor of the D.C.… Read more