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ED in 08’s Swan Song

By Alyson Klein — June 10, 2009 1 min read

In case you were wondering whether that $25 million or so that the Gates and Broad Foundations invested in ED in ’08 paid off, Strong American Schools, which managed the program, is here to tell you that the campaign “has helped turn the need for education reform from a low-priority campaign issue into one of the Obama administration’s top policy priorities.”

Take that Mr. Mouthing Platitudes!

You can read all about it in a new report on the effort, released today. ED in ‘08’s biggest road block, according to the report? Teachers’ unions. And also the media.