We have turned school testing into a huge corporate profit center, led by Pearson, for whom $32 million is actually pretty small potatoes. Pearson has a five-year testing contract with Texas that’s costing the state taxpayers nearly half-a-billion dollars.
This is the part of education reform nobody told you about. You heard about accountability, and choice, and innovation. But when No Child Left Behind was passed 11 years ago, do you recall anybody mentioning that it would provide monster profits for the private business sector?
Saw this on Morning Joe this morning…. no wonder Bush was all about Education Reform – because it made his buddies a lot of money. A lot.
And now, considering the Dems believe that Government handles education best, they wouldn’t dare do anything to change it.