by Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought Professional Development
This is episode 54 of the TeachThought Podcast!
Drew Perkins talks with author Megan Tompkins-Stange about the influence four major non-profit foundations (Bill and Melinda Gates, Eli and Edythe Broad, Ford, and W.K. Kellogg) have on education policy and top level politicians.
Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode:
- Book: Policy Patrons: Philanthropy, Education Reform, and the Politics of Influence
- Megan Tompkins-Stange on Twitter
- Ep. 53 Exploring Ed Reform With Veteran Journalist John Merrow
- Washington Post article: New book: Obama’s Education Department and Gates Foundation were closer than you thought
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Ep. 54 How The Gates And Other Foundations Have An Inside Track To Ed Policy