In Public School Reform, What Can Private Money Buy?
"Bill Gates has donated more than $5 billion to improve U.S. schools. But he sees little bang for all those bucks. What do other philanthropists—and the school systems who've benefited from them—think they have to show for what's been spent?" Interesting article about the complexity of school reform and despite private dollars focusing on changing the system, it's not much compared to public dollars and hasn't really made sustained systemic change, either in policy or practice, throughout America.