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Bill Gates and his problems with philanthropy

Bill Gates and his foundation are looking to make changes in higher education. In this article, I look at his leadership skills, particularly in the context of his attempts to make changes in various American public school systems. I also compare Gates to a Canadian CEO, Michael McCain, who has a very different way of doing business.
Corporate Philanthropy

A Brief Audit of Bill Gates’ Common Core Spending

This is a post about Bill Gates and his money, a brief audit of his Common Core (CCSS) purchases. Before I delve into Gates accounting, allow me to set the stage with a bit of CCSS background.

Gates Money and Common Core: Part II

On August 27, 2013, I wrote a post about Bill Gates’ financial involvement in advancing the Common Core State Standards (CCSS).

Bezos Is No Friend of Public Education

Watch out! He could push the Washington Post into chartered waters. Last fall, Bill Gates collected $10 million from his friends to push through approval of a referendum to permit privately managed charter schools in Washington State, which voters had turned down three times previously.

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