Monday, June 7, 2010


Hedge-fund manager Steven Eisman
I thought there would never again be an opportunity to be involved with an industry as socially destructive and morally bankrupt as the subprime mortgage industry. I was wrong. The for-profit education industry has proven equal to the task. (Bloomberg)
Deb Meier 
It's the new civil rights project. Just as the subprime mortgage fraud was justified by some as a wealth-equalizer, the privatizing of education becomes a civil rights crusade. (Bridging Differences)
Oil watcher Paul Sankey
 Oil is really sunlight plus plants. ..This spill might be a giant fertilizer shot into the Gulf. (Fast Money)
Gov. Schwarzenegger 
The school superintendents who prepared the [Race To The Top] bid deserved an Oscar “for the great performance in putting this together,” he said, thanking several by name, including Carlos A. Garcia, the San Francisco superintendent. (The Bay Citizen)
 Pablo Eisenberg, Georgetown Public Policy Institute
There's concern that their [Gates Foundation] programs are too top down and they don't listen to the grass roots. (USA Today)
Kati Haycock, Gates funded Ed Trust
"I hear a lot of grousing about the Gates Foundation, (USA Today)

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