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Scuba's Journal
Scuba's Journal
January 12, 2016

Hate

January 12, 2016

Burger King Worker

January 11, 2016

Maybe it's time ...

January 11, 2016

Asshats vs Hats

January 11, 2016

$108,000,000 to privatize public education

The Bradley's are every bit as evil as the Kochs, but manage to keep a much lower profile.



http://dianeravitch.net/category/wisconsin/

A major new report from the progressive One Wisconsin Institute finds that the right-wing Bradley Foundation spent more than $108 million, working with 130 partner groups, to privatize public schools in Wisconsin between 2005 and 2014. During the same period, the state’s public schools experienced dramatic budget cuts.

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An analysis of IRS Form 990 records and Bradley Foundation reports reveals over 130 organizations supportive of their education privatization agenda and working to advance their cause have received over $108 million from 2005 through 2014;


Bradley’s tactics have continued to evolve, now featuring litigation to advance their privatization agenda and intimidate opponents. Leading the effort is the Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty which since its inception in 2011 has been larded with over $2 million from Bradley;


According to the nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau, the voucher program will cost Wisconsin taxpayers over $1.1 billion from 2011 through the end of the 2015–17 budget
cycle. Meanwhile, a new report found that Wisconsin schools have suffered the 4th biggest cuts in in the nation through 2014.
January 11, 2016

The Status Quo





Do we really want four or eight more years of this?

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