Our mock interview with Bill Gates on Teachers’ Letters to Bill Gates.
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Dear Bill and Melinda,
Our hopes were dashed when you ignored our invitation to attend Diane Ravitch’s Reign of Error Book Tour in Seattle tonight. Your silence and your continued lack of response to any one of the teachers’ letters to you on this website speak volumes to Americans, particularly public school students, parents, teachers, and administrators.
We prepared some great questions to ask you, but since you apparently have “opted out,” we have instead created this mock interview. Our questions to you are shaped by key arguments Diane Ravitch makes about you and your foundation in her latest book Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America’s Public Schools (Knopf). Your responses are excerpts taken from a variety of speeches you have given on the state of education in the U.S. Of course, your “status quo” answers only…
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