Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Video: How the Education Game Works

Another Wireless Generation No-Bid Education Deal
NY State Education Department intends to award no-bid deal to MCPS "partner"

Montgomery County Public Schools also has a no-bid "deal" with Wireless Generation. Want the details? They are only available here on the Parents' Coalition blog because we have filed Public Information Act requests for documents. We didn't get everything, but we got enough to show that the "investment" that Superintendent Jerry Weast made in this company didn't yield a profit for taxpayers. Not only did taxpayers not know their hard earned dollars were being invested in this company, they didn't know that MCPS had entered into a long term deal with this company that has amounted to payments of millions and millions of dollars. 

Here's a little video about Wireless Generation and the NY State Education Department...

NYC's former Chancellor, Joel Klein, now works for Murdoch, and has been put in charge of his "internal investigation" of this scandal. At the same time questions have been raised surrounding several no-bid contracts that the NY State Education Department and the NYC Department of Education intend to award Wireless Generation, the company that Murdoch bought immediately after Klein announced he would run Murdoch's new online learning division. --continue reading athttp://nycpublicschoolparents.blogspot.com/2011/07/widening-murdoch-scandal-and-wireless.html

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