Robert Freeman nails it with his somewhat satirical look upon how the Big Money is making its play to take over the TRILLION dollar education industry right in front of your eyes.
This is the essential charter school model and the money is all the rationale its promoters need. Think about it. There’s a trillion dollars a year spent on public education in the U.S. and enterprising investors want to get their meat hooks on it. Where else in the world can you find a $1 trillion opportunity that is essentially untouched? Not in automobiles. Not in health care. Not in weapons, computers, banking, telecommunications, agriculture, entertainment, retail, manufacturing, housing. Nowhere.
Read more at his blog: How to Destroy Education While Making a Trillion Dollars | Common Dreams.