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THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT CULTURE OF CORRUPTION

The not-to-be believed letter sent by U.S. Education Department to Ohio

Hillary’s emails reveal lucrative ties to for-profit colleges Bill Clinton makes $4 million a year ("honorary chancellor") at a diploma mill. While Hillary loves to rail against shady for-profit colleges on the campaign trail, she does have some financial ties to them that are likely to shape whether or not she holds them accountable for ripping students off.

2016 Wouldn’t you expect someone in the federal government considering giving millions of dollars to Ohio for charter schools to have read the June 2015 coverage in the Akron Beacon Journal which said:
No sector — not local governments, school districts, court systems, public universities or hospitals — misspends tax dollars like charter schools in Ohio.
When the Ohio charter award was announced last month, Republicans and Democrats alike shouted their concerns. Education Department officials defended the award. But Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) asked Education Secretary Arne Duncan to restrict release of the grant and review grant application documentation. Why? Because the man responsible for writing the application for the federal grant was David Hansen, a senior official at the Ohio Education Department who resigned last July after it was discovered he manipulated performance statistics to favor some charters.

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THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT CULTURE OF CORRUPTION

 

K12 READING PROGRAMS DESIGNED TO PUMP THE PRISON SUPPLY CHAIN PIPELINE THAT PROVIDES SLAVE LABOR FOR THE GOVERNMENT AND PRIVATE ENTERPRISE.

READ OR GO TO JAIL

I can show you the Business Case
for Pre School Education Funding
so why can't the "eCONomists"?

 

 

 

Senator Elizabeth Warren asks Chairman Bernanke

 

 

Investigating Charter Schools Fraud In Philadelphia - What Happens when Charter Schools Fail?

Ravitch: Standardized Testing Undermines Teaching

HOW TO EMPLOY A CONVICT THAT TAKES JOBS AWAY FROM AMERICANS

12/4/14 FBI Seizes 20 Boxes Of Documents Related To Los Angeles School District's $1.3 Billion iPad Program
The allegedly crooked superintendent behind the iPad/Pearson partnership has since resigned and only 91,000 of the 650,000 iPads destined for students and teachers have actually been purchased. The district is now giving schools the option of picking up cheaper Chromebooks, which would have been a great idea if only the district hadn't previously spent money purchasing laptops that were than the $768 iPads (which also come bundled with $200 worth of Pearson software -- software found to be mostly useless by evaluators, who noted that one classroom in the 245 surveyed was actually using it for daily work

2010 Nearly 1/2 of the world's top branded computers are made by Foxconn.
The company also makes mobile phone for Nokia and Motorola; it makes playstations, laptops, and LCD TVs for Sony; and it makes iPods, iPhones, iPads for Apple. Steve Jobs has a net worth of $6.1 billion.
In China, the average employment income per person, per year, is $4,325. Foxconn exported usd 48 billion products from only 1 factory in Shenzhen. The low-end iPad sells for $499. If it were built by Americans, it would have to cost $14,970. No one would buy an iPad for $14,970. No one would buy a mid-level laptop for $23,970. No one would buy a smartphone for $5,970.
Apple could just as easily pay slave labor wages to American Prisoners to make his products instead of paying the Chinese slave labor working for Foxconn.

Example: New York State provides $5.7 billion for K-12 education annually.
States are going broke. They are closing schools, eliminating all funding for athletics and activities, going to a four-day academic week.

How The World Really Works

When reduced to its most fundamental elements, public PUBLIC EDUCATION is a cold, hard $63.7 BILLION DOLLAR BUSINESS.

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A Public School COO, looks at running the city's schools the same as running a business. Over $150 million annually, education is by far the biggest line item in the city's budget.
When you think about how things happen in our country, how laws get passed, or policies are made they happen through the exertion of influence.
From the National Rifle Association to the pharmaceutical industry to the tobacco lobby, powerful interests put pressure on our elected officials and government institutions to sway or stop change.
We have textbook manufacturers, teachers' unions, and even food vendors that work hard to dictate and determine policy therefore profit.

 

 

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The Common Core State Standards (CCSS)

These People Harm Public Education
and the Country!

National Governors Association, and the Council of Chief State School Officers.
FAIL: Accountability

Since 1999 governors, business and education leaders reaffirmed their commitment to standards-based reform efforts.

K12 |FINANCIAL LITERACY|

There is a very thin line between an
E-CONomist and a Criminal.

The Education Story and The eCONomics of Education and the relationship between schools and federal, state and local "policies".

The structure of state finance systems affects the level and distribution of resources across schools.

The 2010 year end fiscal U.S. deficit came to $1.6 trillion, which essentially gets piled onto the total national debt. Putting it into perspective, each citizen's share of the debt now comes to about $176,000.

The Federal Department of Education
IS FOR SALE

Andrew J. Coulson "free and competitive markets are superior to state-run school systems in meeting the public's goals.

How The Teaparty Does It.
Top 10 Ways Private Foundations Can
Influence Public Policy

Secret Koch Brothers Think Tank Influence (CATO)

Harvard economist finds "no evidence that teacher incentives increase student performance, attendance, or graduation."

 

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K12 FOR PROFIT SCHOOLS

DISTANCE LEARNING ONLINE VIRTUAL SCHOOLS.

Tuition Free Learning Alternative to
Public School.

Origins:
Think Bill Bennett

 

K12 Education Online Schools Sell Realestate

 

Real Estate Developers own Charter Schools.

Charter Schools are used to sell real estate.

Is your company product or service part of the Department of Education Redesign?

Is your company strategy inline with the republican teaparty notion that the department of education should be dismantled?

 

Penn Hill Group Biparti$an Capitol Hill Veteran$ (lobbyists) Join Forces to Launch Government Relations Firm.
Website owned by D'Arcy Philps.
In other words do you want the money then you've got to hire them because they have the insiders have the inside connections. "We can take your application to the next level by reviewing it within the context of the broader political and policy landscapes and offering recommendations based on our in-depth knowledge of federal policy, the federal budget, grantor agencies and grant guidelines."

FYI: Just like Bill Bennet did with K12.com

APPOINTED, ANNOINTED and Connected: D'Arcy Philps House Education & the Workforce Committee Professional Staff Member

All businesses big and small watch the decisions of the House Education and the Workforce Committee on minimum wage, worker safety and compensation, and employee protections. The committee is equally important to labor unions lobbying to ensure the best working conditions for their members. Frequent clashes between business and labor can turn this committee into a battleground. Less volatile debates have focused on legislation that would cut the rates on student loans — creating a lobbying battle between banks (a top donor to committee members) and educational groups.

You can start a business with technology from a federal or university lab! Learn how at the INNoVATE information session, www.RockvilleREDI.org.

NON PUBLIC EDUCATIONAL SERVICES, INC. $ no report $,

WESTAT, INC. $130,221,085.00,
PEARSON, INC. $59,306,567.00
EDUCATIONAL TESTING SERVICE $46,806,591.00


EDUCATION NORTHWEST $24,409,511.55
EDVANCE RESEARCH, INC. $37,458,873.30
AMERICAN INSTITUTES FOR RESEARCH IN THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES $26,011,841.00
EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT CENTER, INC. $41,192,630.84

COUNCIL OF CHIEF STATE SCHOOL OFFICERS INCORPORATED $13,116,387.60
DELOITTE CONSULTING LLP $17,222,207.11

MATHEMATICA POLICY RESEARCH, INC.
OPTIMAL SOLUTIONS GROUP, L.L.C.
RMC RESEARCH CORPORATION
SRI INTERNATIONAL
KAUFFMAN & ASSOCIATES, INC.
HARBOR LANE ASSOCIATES, INC.
NATIONAL OPINION RESEARCH CENTER
SYNERGY ENTERPRISES, INC.
DELOITTE CONSULTING LLP $17,222,207.11

Military, Industrial, Educational Complex:
and the dirty secrets of why University CEO Salaries and college Tuition became so expensive.
Remember Dow Chemical or Monsanto?

GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY $5,655,281.00
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, $34,497,466.19
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT GREENSBORO $28,901,680.12
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT GREENSBORO $28,901,680.12

 

K12 Department of Education is a business

FEDERAL DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
FEEDS THE BUSINESS OF EDUCATION

Political Patronage Positions Promote
Perverts and Privateers

Look at The Secretary, Assistant Secretary, Deputy Director, Chief of Staff, Special Counsel billets / logs for
which the qualifications rest largely upon fund raising connections in the federal government OUT of the Education Bu$ine$$
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WHY The Federal Department of Education must be Redesigned!

America's system of public schools is a bedrock of the Republic whose mission is to serve the commons for the good of the country not private enterprise and the corporation.

K12 School Reform Accountability

ACCOUNTABILITY $chool "Reform" Rhetoric
"$chool Reform"

3 national studies that now show no discernible benefits for children attending charter campuses relative to their peers in regular public schools.

 

We show you why the Federal Department of Education needs to redesigned, which of course means all State Departments of Education would fall inline which they do now. No one seems to understand what these institutions are really set up to do' and that what they do is not in our interest - our public interest - the common interest for the common good of the country - but in the interest of business. Unless this is explained in simple understandable language no one can talk about it.

 

We are furious about it, that is why we put all this information in one place.

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Show them you agree - Make them nervous.

You can be just like James Stewart in Mr. Smith Goes To Washington.
A naive man is appointed to fill a vacancy in the US Senate. His plans promptly collide with political corruption, but he doesn't back down. 1939

 

THERE IS NO PROOF THAT FOR PROFIT
K12 VIRTUAL CHARTER SCHOOLS
GET BETTER RESULTS THAN YOUR LOCAL DISTRICT SCHOOL

CALL TO ACTION!

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K12 Education Spending

MORE MONEY
MORE MONEY
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There is
No Magic
when politicians
are involved.

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If you want to discuss this with your representative, you can be connected to his or her office directly. You can also find out who your Congressional Representative is and send an e-mail letter by accessing the web site www.house.gov. IDENTIFY THE EDUCATION LOBBIESTS PUSHING THE AGENDA TAKING YOUR MONEY

STOP officials from giving your money away to their friends.

ED-07-CO-0079 WESTAT, INC. $130,221,085.00 see TESTING
9/27/2007 9/26/2012 IES Supports the NAEP sample selection, preparation of sampling weights, administer assessments and collect data for pilot and field tests, operational assessments, and special studies and send completed scoring materials to scoring contractor.

D-07-CO-0109 NCS PEARSON, INC. $59,306,567.00 9/27/2007 - 9/26/2012 IES Supports the preparation and packaging of all assessment and auxiliary materials; the distribution of assessment booklets and materials to the test administrators for each school, develops scoring and training materials and scores all assessments see ASSESSMENTS

ED-07-CO-0107 EDUCATIONAL TESTING SERVICE $46,806,591.00
9/26/2012 Supports the coordination among the alliance contractors as well as other duties pertaining to design, analysis, and reporting contract.

ED-07-CO-0074 NON PUBLIC EDUCATIONAL SERVICES, INC. $ no report $ http://www.nesieducation.org/articles/our_management_team
We operate for-profit business units and a non-profit service unit. NESI is the nation's oldest provider of remedial tutoring services to students attending nonpublic schools under Title I.
see Pear$on eCollege and NonPublic Educational $ervices, Inc. (NESI) Partner to Increase K12 Online Education Opportunities. NonPublic Educational $ervices, Inc. to Use Pear$on eCollege to Enter New Online Market$

GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY $5,655,281.00
To create a History Education Clearinghouse to provide easy, one-stop access to information and resources that will assist the field in improving the teaching of American history.

ED-05-CO-0053 AMERICAN INSTITUTES FOR RESEARCH IN THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES $26,011,841.00 9/30/2005 - 9/30/2010
NCES/NAEP EDUCATION STATISTICS SERVICE-STATISTICS SUPPORT

ED-06-CO-0056/0001 COUNCIL OF CHIEF STATE SCHOOL OFFICERS, INCORPORATED $13,116,387.60
9/29/2006 - 9/28/2010
ADMINISTRATIVE DATA IMPROVEMENT

  • ED-06-CO-0016 EDUCATION NORTHWEST $24,409,511.55
    FAIL: NO ACCOUNTABILITY ! !
    Regional Educational Laboratories Northwestern 2/1/2006 - 1/31/2011
  • ED-06-CO-0017 EDVANCE RESEARCH, INC. $37,458,873.30
    FAIL: NO ACCOUNTABILITY ! !
    Regional Educational Laboratories Southwestern 3/15/2006 - 3/14/2011
  • ED-06-CO-0019 LEARNING POINT ASSOCIATES $38,808,425.60
    FAIL: NO ACCOUNTABILITY
    ! !
    Regional Educational Laboratories Midwestern 3/9/2006 - 1/31/2011
  • ED-06-CO-0021 CNA CORPORATION
    $26,405,251.81

    FAIL: NO ACCOUNTABILITY ! !
    Regional Educational Laboratories- Appalachian region 2/6/2006 - 3/15/2011
  • ED-06-CO-0023 MID-CONTINENT RESEARCH FOR EDUCATION AND LEARNING $25,760,423.00
    FAIL: NO ACCOUNTABILITY
    ! !
    Regional Educational Laboratories-Central 1/20/2006 - 1/19/2011
  • ED-06-CO-0024 PACIFIC RESOURCES FOR EDUCATION AND LEARNING $20,522,021.81
    FAIL: NO ACCOUNTABILITY
    ! !
    Regional Educational Laboratories Pacific 3/16/2006 - 3/15/2011
  • ED-06-CO-0025 EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT CENTER, INC. $41,192,630.84
    FAIL: NO ACCOUNTABILITY ! !
    Regional Educational Laboratories Northeastern 3/15/2006 - 3/14/2011
  • ED-06-CO-0028 UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT GREENSBORO $28,901,680.12
    FAIL: NO ACCOUNTABILITY
    ! !
    Regional Educational Laboratories Southeastern 2/24/2006 - 3/15/2011
  • ED-06-CO-0029 PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, $34,497,466.19
    FAIL: NO ACCOUNTABILITY
    ! !
    Regional Educational Laboratories Mid-Atlantic 3/23/2006 - 3/15/2011

Is your company strategy inline with the republican teaparty notion that the department of education should be dismantled?

  • Justice Clarence Thomas — whose wife, Tea Party Organizer Virginia Thomas,
    FAIL: NO ACCOUNTABILITY ! !
    stumped at Tea Party rallies helped create the Tea Party organization Liberty Central and agrees with Skousen's ideas. W. Cleon Skousen constitutional guru of the Tea Party movement. Remember Monsanto?
    http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/28/magazine/28FOB-idealab-t.html?pagewanted=1&_r=1
  • Republican Linda McMahon' would consider voting to eliminate the Department of Education
  • Republican Tim Walberg “I see no place for the federal government in education,” Walberg has also said he supports dismantling the federal Department of Education.
  • Kentucky Republican Senator Rand Paul and fellow Tea Party movement conservatives to abolish the U.S. Department of Education.
  • Andrew Coulson, director of the libertarian-leaning Cato Institute's Center for Education Freedom, estimates that abolishing the Department of Education and its related programs would save $150 billion.
    FAIL: NO ACCOUNTABILITY
    ! !
    Secret Contributions of the Koch Brothers
  • Dismantling the Department of Education also would be a herculean and politically unpopular task, said Frederick Hess, director of education policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute, a conservative Washington think tank. FAIL: NO ACCOUNTABILITY ! !
  • Laurene Powell Jobs
    Ms. Laurene Powell Jobs is founder and chair of the Emerson Collective, an organization that works with a range of entrepreneurs to advance domestic and international social reform efforts. The Collective primarily focuses on achieving scalable solutions to improve academic outcomes for under-resourced students in America's public schools and has made strategic investments in a number of results-driven education reform ventures. Additionally, the organization brings together individuals working on innovative solutions to pressing social problems and provides a venue for dialogue with members of the broader community. Ms. Powell Jobs also serves as president of the board of College Track, an after-school program she founded in 1997 to prepare underserved high school students for success in college. Started in East Palo Alto, College Track has expanded to serve students in Oakland, San Francisco and New Orleans. The program's intensive academic and extracurricular program is designed to ensure admittance to and graduation from college. All of the program's graduates have completed their secondary education and gone on to college. In addition to her work with the Emerson Collective and College Track, she serves on the boards of directors of Teach For America, Stand for Children, New America Foundation and Conservation International. She also serves on the White House Council for Community Solutions. Ms. Powell Jobs holds a BA and a BSE from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Earlier in her career, she spent several years working in investment banking and later co-founded a natural foods company in California.
    FAIL: NO ACCOUNTABILITY ! !
  • Republican Senator Mike Lee who is a Mormon and a social conservative proposed to dismantle, on constitutional grounds, the federal Department of Education. Many of the positions Lee outlined on the campaign trail appear to be inspired by the constitutional guru of the Tea Party movement, W. Cleon Skousen.
  • Paul Skousen, W. Cleon Skousen's son agrees with his daddy's views. Matt Kibbe, president of FreedomWork agrees. Joe Walker, a Tea Party activist is also a Skousen enthusiast.
  • Glenn Beck loves Skousen's ideas
  • "The dismantle the U.S. department of education Petition to U.S. congress was created by and written by Sean McNally (seanmcnally@my.tridenttech.edu)
    www.petitiononline.com/ttc1/petition.html

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