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Bill Gates: We’re Not Too Cozy With Ed. Dept.

By Michele McNeil — June 29, 2010 1 min read

Check out District Dossier, where my colleague Dakarai Aarons details his one-on-one interview with Microsoft and Gates Foundation founder Bill Gates.

At the end, Dakarai gets to the issue that’s been raised many times on this blog: whether Gates is too cozy with EdSec Arne Duncan and crew at the Education Department.

Gates dismisses such talk, and says: “Arne’s got a lot of different strategies. Some overlap [with the foundation’s]. Some are different. I wish the world had one [education] agenda it knew would work and be embraced by teachers.”

Check out Dakarai’s blog for more.