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    Why does the World Bank hate teachers?

    Education International

    In an insulting, biased, and ignorant blog, Shanta Devarajan, World Bank Chief Economist for Africa, blames teachers for Africa's educational problems.  He points to teacher "absenteeism, neglect, and ignorance" as the culprits of low levels of student learning.  Moreover, Mr. Devarajan ar...

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    Politics - Big Money versus Democracy

    Education International

    "Money is the mother's milk of politics." Former Speaker of the California Assembly Jesse Unruh   When Speaker Unruh uttered his famous phrase in 1966, money lubricated the American political system to a much lesser degree than it does today. The Centre for Responsive Politics estimates that...

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