Hedge fund billionaires push charter school
This article from The American Prospect traces tells the sordid story about how hedge fund billionaires bankrolled charter schools and teamed with ALEC and the Koch brothers to support union-busting policies and the candidacy of Republican governor Scott Walker. Democrats for Education Reform (DFER) was funded by hedge funders a decade ago. Hedging Education: How hedge funders spurred the pro-charter political network..
The cash has infiltrated Washington State politics too: Following the charter school cash in the Washington State Primary: The latest money scheme