Bill Gates & Mark Zuckerberg Are Reshaping Education System Parents Group Warns

Billionaire ‘philanthropists’ are spending hundreds of millions of dollars annually in schools in an attempt to restructure America’s education system.

But they are doing it at the cost of students’ academic education. according to some parent groups..

A report by ‘Parents Defending Education’ claims that bewtween 2017-2021, philanthropic organizations donated over $200 million to about 70 school districts, but the students at those schools are not performing well and are even failing at math and reading.

Yahoo News reports: The study says grants were being awarded to advance initiatives promoting equitable grading, Social Emotional Learning (SEL), and Critical Race Theory instead of academics.

The organization created the Consultant Report Card to expose how school districts have spent money to implement divisive teaching practices such as critical race theory, gender, queer theory, and social and emotional learning.

Large philanthropic foundations use grant money to advance these practices in public schools.

The organization’s research was based on five philanthropic foundations that donated funds to the school districts.

Those were the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, run by Bill Gates and his ex-wife Melinda Gates; the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, run by Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan; the Wallace Foundation; the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, and the Windward Fund.

The District of Columbia Public Schools received $5,000 in 2019 from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation; Battle Creek Public Schools in Michigan was given $31,219,073 from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to “address structural bias and segregation in Battle Creek, Michigan, by providing quality and equitable opportunities,” according to the report.

Some grant money was dispersed for academic-focused improvements, however, most went toward administrator and principal development, student behavioral programming, and social and emotional learning implementation, according to the report.

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