Daily Kos: An illustration of what is seriously wrong with education

9 Jul

An illustration of what is seriously wrong with education can be seen in the contents of an email I just received from Education Week, the single most important publication in the coverage of education in this country:

Education Week would like to extend an exclusive invitation to you for The Capital Roundtable’s conference on Private Equity Investing in For-Profit Education Companies, being held on Thursday, July 25 in New York City.
As a partner, we have the privilege of putting your name on our VIP list, allowing you to register for a special rate of $995 – a savings of $400 off the standard registration price.This day-long conference is being chaired by Avy H. Stein, CEO, Willis Stein & Partners LLC, and features 20 expert speakers.

Click here to view the conference webpage.

This special rate is not available online. To register, please call Mara Kane at 212-xxx-xxxx ext. 0, or email her at mkane@xxxxxx.com. Be sure to mention Education Week to qualify for the discount.

This conference sold out in January – please register now to reserve your seat!

This message was intended for [xxxxx@xxx.xxx].  You are receiving this e-mail because you asked to receive special offers when you registered on edweek.org or teachermagazine.org.  To change your e-newsletter subscriptions or other email preferences, please click here.

Editorial Projects in Education, Inc., 6935 Arlington Road, Suite 100, Bethesda, MD  20814. Copyright © 2013 Editorial Projects in Education.

Please keep reading.

I went to the Conference webpage where I note the list of “expert” speakers: More…

via Daily Kos: An illustration of what is seriously wrong with education.

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