The Money Behind Education Reform
Billions of philanthropic dollars are spent each year to assuage the budget shortfalls of the nation’s urban school districts. But the money comes tied to a strict agenda. With the Obama administration leading the charge and philanthropists like Bill Gates, Eli Broad, and the Walton family footing the bill, America’s school districts are buying into the education reform movement... for better or for worse.
Katie Cloutier reports on the deep-pockets behind school reform, how their agenda impacts L.A. schools, and offers up a map of what's what in local schools.