Diane Ravitch

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
By pouring money into state-level charter school advocacy groups, billionaires are pushing their version of education "reform"
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Gov. Ricardo Rossello signed into law an "education reform" bill that allows for school vouchers and charter schools. (Photo: Lorie Shaull/flickr/cc)
"Puerto Rico is now open to edupreneurs, no-excuses charters, and corporate...


In a Reddit Ask Me Anything session Thursday, actor Matt Damon shared his thoughts on topics ranging from ice cream to how lack of access to clean water and sanitation kills millions of kids each year. On education policy and Edward Snowden, Damon provides a perspective absent from corporate media coverage. "We would never let businessmen design warheads - why would you cut out educators when you’re designing education policy?"