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Use Your Powers for Good, Not Evil

In this op-ed piece, “Best and Brightest Teachers Key to Solving US Education Crisis,” in the “Politics: Opinion” section of the US News & World Report website, publisher Mortimer B. Zuckerman proposes some frightening education reforms. Zuckerman, who is a billionaire from his work in magazine publishing and real estate, handles this subject as though he is describing the everybody-wins wave of the future, where highly educated, highly motivated, well-paid teachers are accessible to all children. The problems occur when I add up his statements about the positive ideals of utilizing technology… Read more Use Your Powers for Good, Not Evil