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News Corp. and the Business of Education | Care2 Causes

News Corp. and the Business of Education | Care2 Causes

Not only did Rupert Murdoch give the keynote speech at the education summit held under the aegis of Jeb Bush the past two days in San Francisco. His News Corporation is seeking to make its way into the for-profit education business, as signaled last year when Joel Klein, the former New York City school chancellor, went to head News Corp’s education division: If you needed proof that education is a business, there it is. Approached while speaking to attendees at the education privatization conference, Klein demurred to answer questions clarifying the relationship between less-than-academic (certainly when it comes to climate change, math and history) FOX News executives and News Corp.’s new K – 12 business. Indeed, Klein’s responses were of a decidedly uneducated, albeit decidedly evasive, nature, as the video below suggests. News Corp. clearly sees technology as a big part...

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