“Kill poverty not human beings. Stop putting the value of money over the value of lives.” – Mahatma Gandhi
December 8, 2013
Dear Allan Golston,
This is in response to your editorial America’s Businesses Need the Common Core, which was posted on Impatient Optimists, the Gates Foundation’s blog, on November 26, 2013.
“Last week in New York City, a group of business leaders who have long been involved in education took the important step of making a real commitment to ensure this country benefits from the promise of the Common Core State Standards…”
“I am pleased to see the excitement in the business community for the common core. Businesses are the primary consumers of the output of our schools, so it’s a natural alliance.”
It is so disturbing to me that you refer to students, human beings, as outputs. Did the Gates Foundation public…
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