School World Order Endnotes (Citations/References)

Updated: May 1, 2020


Endnotes – Chapter 1-4


1 Charlotte Thomson Iserbyt, “My Letter to Phyllis Schlafly,” ABCs of DumbDown, June 16,

2014, http://abcsofdumbdown.blogspot.com/2014/06/my-1995-letter-to-phyllis-schlafly.html


2 Lucas Koprowsk, “Gov. Rauner Vetoes MAP Grant Bill,” The Courier: The College of DuPage’s Student Newspaper, February 24, 2016, https://codcourier.org/3915/news/gov-rauner-vetoes-map-grant-bill/


3 Katie Lobosco, “Illinois University Forced to Lay off 200 Workers,” CNN Money, February

12, 2016, https://money.cnn.com/2016/02/12/pf/college/illinois-college-layoffs/


4 Marwa Eltagouri, “Chicago State University Send Layoff Notices to All 900 Employees,”

Chicago Tribune, February 26, 2016, https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-chi-cago-state-university-layoff-notices-20160226-story.html


5 Ibid.


6 Charlotte Thomson Iserbyt, “What a Role Model for His Daughters!” in Fleshing Our Skull

and Bones: Investigations into America’s Most Powerful Secret Society, ed. Kris Millegan (Walterville, OR: Trine Day, 2003), 25-32.


7 Antony C. Sutton, America’s Secret Establishment: An Introduction to the Order of Skull and Bones, Updated Reprint (Walterville, OR: Trine Day, 2002), 293.


8 Ibid, 16.

9 Ibid, xv, 62-111

10 Ibid, xiv.


11 Tom Schuba, “House Dems Fall Short on Vote to Override Rauner’s Veto of Spending Bill,” NBC News Chicago, March 3, 2016, https://www.nbcchicago.com/blogs/ward-room/House-Dems-Fall-Short-on-Vote-to-Override-Rauners-Veto-of-College-Spending-Bill-370933781.html


12 Erin Carlson, “Opinion: Quinn Campaign Muzzles Paul Vallas,” NBC News Chicago, June

20, 2014, https://www.nbcchicago.com/blogs/ward-room/Vallas-charters-264009771.html


13 Diane Ravitch, “Why I Changed My Mind about Charter School Reform: Federal Testing

Has Narrowed Education and Charter Schools Have Failed to Live up to Their Promise,” Wall Street Journal, March 9, 2010, https://www.wsj.com/articlesSB10001424052748704869304575109443305343962


14 Carol Felsenthal, “Education Guru Diane Ravitch on Bruce Rauner: ‘A Terrible Idea,’” Chicago Magazine, September 22, 2014, https://www.chicagomag.com/Chicago-Magazine/Felsen-thal-Files/September-2014/Education-Guru-Diane-Ravitch-on-Bruce-Rauner-A-Terrible-Idea/


15 Accessed March 10, 2016. https://www.brucerauner.com/new-ad-better-schools-for-illi-nois/


16 Art Golab, “Inside Rauner’s Charter Schools,” Chicago Sun-Times, February 4, 2014,

https://chicago.suntimes.com/uncategorized/7/71/158113/inside-bruce-rauners-charter-schools


17 Rauner College Prep, Noble Network of Charter Schools, accessed March 10, 2016,

https://nobleschools.org/rauner/


18 Accessed March 10, 2016. https://www.brucerauner.com/new-ad-better-schools-for-illinois/


19 Associated Press, “Former Charter Schools CEO Earning $250K as Rauner’s Advertiser,”

CBS News Chicago, March 20, 2015, https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2015/03/20/former-charter-schools-ceo-earning-250k-as-rauners-adviser/


20 Accessed March 10, 2016. https://www.brucerauner.com/new-ad-better-schools-for-illinois/


21 Business Wire Inc., “Governor Rauner Proclaims Jan. 24-30 ‘School Choice Week in

Illinois’ Joining Leaders Nationwide in Celebrating Opportunity in Education,” Business Wire:

A Berkshire Hathaway Company, January 20, 2016, https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160120005560/en/Governor-Rauner-Proclaims-Jan.-24-30-“School-Choice


22 Charlotte Thomson Iserbyt, “The True Goal of School Choice,” News With Views, September 11, 2012, http://www.newswithviews.com/iserbyt/iserbyt112.htm


23 Rick Pearson, “Rauner Names Meeks as Illinois State Board of Education Chairman,” Chicago Tribune, January 10, 2015, https://www.chicagotribune.com/chi-rauner-names-meeks-as-illinois-state-board-of-education-chairman-20150110-story.html


24 John Chase and Bob Secter, “Rauner Courts Black Votes with $1M Investment,” Chicago Tribune, October 3, 2014, https://www.chicagotribune.com/ct-bruce-rauner-black-votes-20141003-story.html


25 One Chance Illinois, “About Us: Our Board of Directors,” One Chance Illinois, accessed

March 10, 2016. http://www.onechanceillinois.org/team/board-of-directors/


26 Associated Press, “Gov. Rauner Names Rev. Corey Brooks Illinois Tollway Board,” NBC

News Chicago, July 17, 2015, https://www.nbcchicago.com/blogs/ward-room/Gov-Rauner-Names-Rev-Corey-Brooks-to-Illinois-Tollway-Board-316524581.html


27 One Chance Illinois, “Myles Mendoza: Executive Director,” One Chance Illinois, accessed

March 10, 2016. http://onechanceillinois.org/about/myles-medoza/


28 Tony Arnold, “Education Group Says School Choice Could Be What Unifies Illinois Law-

makers,” WBEZ News, October 26, 2015, https://www.wbez.org/shows/wbez-news/education-group-says-school-choice-could-be-what-unifies-illinois-lawmakers/7d435f49-37f0-4fbf-ae68-46fad5ddad11


29 Illinois Review, “Organizations Respond with Thumbs up, down to Gov.’s 2016 State of

the State Address,” Illinois Review: Crossroads of the Conservative Community, January 27, 2016, https://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2016/01/responses-to-governors-2016-state-of-the-state-address.html


30 Bruce Rauner, Transcript of Governor Bruce Rauner’s State of the State Address, February 4, 2015, https://www2.illinois.gov/gov/documents/sos_transcript_02_04_15.pdf


31 American Federation of Teachers, Closing Schools to Improve Student Achievement: What the Research and Researchers Say, October 2012, https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED538666.pdf


32 Kenneth Libby, “Arne Duncan’s Dark Years in Chicago,” Counterpunch, December 29,

2008, https://www.counterpunch.org/2008/12/29/arne-duncan-s-dark-years-in-chicago/


33 Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, “Aspira Inc of Illinois: to Support the Planning and

Launch of ASPIRA Charter School and to Build out a Strategic Replication Plan, Including Teaching and Learning Supports as Well as Additional Business Planning,” in How We Work: Grants, November 1, 2006, https://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/Quick-Links/Grants-Database/Grants/2006/11/OPP46759


Ibid, “Chicago Charter School Foundation: to Support Creation of Charter School Campuses

and Contract Schools in the Chicago Public School System,” in How We Work: Grants, September 27, 2002, https://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/Quick-Links/Grants-Database/Grants/2002/09/OPP22958


Ibid, “Illinois Network Of Charter Schools: to support a Stategic [sic] Communications and

Grassroots Advocacy Project to Increase the Awareness and Support for Illinois’ Charter Schools,” in How We Work: Grants, March 1, 2006, https://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/Quick-Links/Grants-Database/Grants/2006/03/OPP41879


Ibid, “National Association Of Charter School Authorizers: to Support the National Impact Initiative, Which Seeks to Strengthen the Charter Sector’s Knowledge, Disseminate Professional Authorizing Policies and Practices and Establish More Quality Authorizers around the Country,” in How We Work: Grants, October 1, 2008, https://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/Quick-Links/Grants-Database/Grants/2008/10/OPP51507


Ibid, “Noble Network of Charter Schools: to Fund Two New, Small Schools in Chicago and Share Successful Practices with Other Educators,” in How We Work: Grants, January 1, 2005, https://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/Quick-Links/Grants-Database/Grants/2005/01/OPP36528


Ibid, “Perspectives Charter School: to Create and Implement Aligned Instructional Systems and Leadership Capacity in Perspectives Charter Schools,” in How We Work: Grants, September 1, 2007, https://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/Quick-Links/Grants-Database/Grants/2007/09/OPP49063


Ibid, “Perspectives Charter School: to Support the Establishment of Perspectives New Schools Initiative and the Creation of the First Perspectives-Style School,” in How We Work: Grants, December 1, 2004, https://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/Quick-Links/Grants-Database/Grants/2004/12/OPP36536


34 Ibid, “Daley Seeks Broad Strategy to Create ‘High Schools of Tomorrow’: $11.2 Million

in Grants Funds Systemwide Reform Strategy and New Schools,” in Press Room: Press Releases and Statements, May 19, 2005, https://www.gatesfoundation.org/Media-Center/Press-Releases/2005/05/Chicagos-High-Schools-of-Tomorrow


35 Ibid, “Children’s First Fund, The Chicago Public School Foundation: to Advance Collab-

oration Between Traditional District Schools and Public Charter Schools in Chicago,” in How We Work: Grants, February 27, 2014, https://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/Quick-Links/Grants-Database/Grants/2014/02/OPP1063250


Ibid, “Illinois Network Of Charter Schools: to Advance Collaboration Between Traditional District Schools and Public Charter Schools in Chicago,” in How We Work: Grants, March 10, 2014, https://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/Quick-Links/Grants-Database/Grants/2014/03/OPP1105603


Ibid, “Illinois Network Of Charter Schools: for General Operating Support,” in How We Work:

Grants, September 12, 2011, https://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/Quick-Links/Grants-Database/Grants/2011/09/OPP1037905


Ibid, “LEAP Innovations: to Advance Collaboration Between Traditional District Schools and

Public Charter Schools in Chicago,” in How We Work: Grants, March 5, 2014, https://www.gates-foundation.org/How-We-Work/Quick-Links/Grants-Database/Grants/2014/03/OPP1107251


Ibid, “National Association Of Charter School Authorizers: for General Operating Support,” in

How We Work: Grants, June 27, 2012, https://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/Quick-Links/Grants-Database/Grants/2012/06/OPP1059213


Ibid, “National Association Of Charter School Authorizers: to Provide Funds, along with Related Monitoring and Support to Each Round 2 District-Charter Collaboration Compact City, Based upon Completion of a Compact and Submission of an Approved Compact Grant Application,” in How We Work: Grants, November 2, 2011, https://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/Quick-Links/Grants-Database/Grants/2011/11/OPP1031599


Ibid, “National Association Of Charter School Authorizers: to Provide General Operating Support,” in How We Work: Grants, June 26, 2014, https://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/Quick-Links/Grants-Database/Grants/2014/06/OPP1110251


Ibid, “National Association Of Charter School Authorizers: to Provide Technical Assistance to

State and Local Agencies to Establish a High Quality Charter School Program in Washington State,” in How We Work: Grants, June 27, 2013, https://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/Quick-Links/Grants-Database/Grants/2013/06/OPP1089631


Ibid, “National Association Of Charter School Authorizers: to Provide Technical Assistance

and Support to Potential District Charter School Authorizer Applicants and to Districts Wishing to Explore Potential Partnerships with Public Charter Schools in Washington State,” in How We Work: Grants, September 16, 2014, https://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/Quick-Links/Grants-Database/Grants/2014/09/OPP1112154


Ibid, “National Association Of Charter School Authorizers: to Strengthen the Policy Environment for Quality Charter School Authorizing through Advocacy at the State and Federal Levels,” in How We Work: Grants, May 16, 2011, https://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/Quick-Links/Grants-Database/Grants/2011/05/OPP1034981


Ibid, “National Association Of Charter School Authorizers: to Support District-Charter Com-

pact Cities in Advancing College Ready Strategies,” in How We Work: Grants, September 9, 2014, https://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/Quick-Links/Grants-Database/Grants/2014/09/OPP1115953


Ibid, “New Schools for Chicago: to Advance Collaboration Between Traditional District Schools and Public Charter Schools in Chicago,” in How We Work: Grants, March 27, 2014, https://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/Quick-Links/Grants-Database/Grants/2014/03/OPP1105594


Ibid, “Noble Network of Charter Schools: to Support Blended Learning Initiatives in Existing

High-Performing Charter Schools,” in How We Work: Grants, November 17, 2011, https://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/Quick-Links/Grants-Database/Grants/2011/11/OPP1051529


Ibid, “Noble Network of Charter Schools: to Support Common Core Implementation,” in How

We Work: Grants, October 1, 2014, https://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/Quick-Links/Grants-Database/Grants/2014/10/OPP1117091


Ibid, “Noble Network of Charter Schools: to Support Professional Development Opportunities

for Teachers to Share Their Perspectives and Present Their Work as It Pertains to Teacher Effectiveness,” in How We Work: Grants, May 31, 2012, https://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/Quick-Links/Grants-Database/Grants/2012/05/OPP1063231


Ibid, “Perspectives Charter School: to Expand Blended Learning Models at Perspectives Leadership Academy and Perspectives Middle Academy Campuses in the South Side of Chicago Serving Approximately 900 Students,” in How We Work: Grants, July 3, 2012, https://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/Quick-Links/Grants-Database/Grants/2012/07/OPP1065303


Ibid, “Perspectives Charter School: to Implement a Blended Learning Initiative That Combines the PEAK Teaching for Excellence Model with Self-Paced Online Learning for Math Students at Three Campuses,” in How We Work: Grants, November 17, 2011, https://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/Quick-Links/Grants-Database/Grants/2011/11/OPP1051521


Ibid, “Perspectives Charter School: to Support Personalized Learning in Existing Schools,” in

How We Work: Grants, September 4, 2013, https://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/Quick-Links/Grants-Database/Grants/2013/09/OPP1098635


36 Antony C. Sutton, America’s Secret Establishment: An Introduction to the Order of Skull and Bones, Updated Reprint (Walterville, OR: Trine Day, 2002), 24, 52.


37 Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, “12 Major Foundations Commit $500 Million to Education Innovation in Concert with U.S. Department of Education’s $650 Million ‘Investing in Innovation’ Fund: Private Foundations Also Launch Online Registry to Help Schools and Programs Access Funds,” in Press Room: Press Releases and Statements, April 29, 2010, https://www.gatesfoundation.org/Media-Center/Press-Releases/2010/04/12-Foundations-Commit-to-Education-Innovation-with-US-Department-of-Education


38 Anthony Cody, “Duncan: Bill Gates Has No Seat at the Education Policy Table,” Education

Week, January 24, 2014, http://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/living-in-dialogue/2014/01/duncan_bill_gates_has_no_.html


39 Ibid.


40 Sam Dillon, “After Complaints, Gates Foundation Opens Education Aid Offer to All States,” New York Times, October 27, 2009, https://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/28/education/28educ.html?_r=0


41 Ibid.


42 Henry A. Giroux, “Chartering Disaster: Why Duncan’s Corporate-Based Schools Can’t Deliver an Education That Matters,” Counterpoints 400 (2012): 49-72.


43 Henry A. Giroux and Kenneth Saltman, “Obama’s Betrayal of Public Education? Arne

Duncan and the Corporate Model of Schooling,” Truthout, December 17, 2008, https://truthout.org/articles/obamas-betrayal-of-public-education-arne-duncan-and-the-corporate-model-of-schooling/#


44 United States Department of Education, “Nearly $1.4 Billion in Recovery Funds Now

Available for Illinois to Save Teaching Jobs and Drive Education Reform,” in Archived Information, April 20, 2009, https://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/nearly-14-billion-recovery-funds-now-available-illinois-save-teaching-jobs-and-drive-education-reform


45 Ibid.


46 Jeff Bryant, “The Ugly Charter School Scandal Arne Duncan Is Leaving Behind: Officials

Are Raising Questions about a $249 Million Grant to Charter Schools Announced the Day of His Resignation,” Salon, October 11, 2015, https://www.salon.com/2015/10/11/the_ugly_charter_school_scandal_arne_duncan_is_leaving_behind_partner/


Patrick O’Donnell, “Ohio Wins $71 Million Charter School Expansion Grant, Drawing Pride and Distrust,” Cleveland.com: Advance Ohio, October 1, 2015, https://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2015/10/ohio_wins_71_million_charter_school_expansion_grant_drawing_pride_and_distrust.html


47 John Myers, “Chicago Public Schools Face Several Challenges in Filing Bankruptcy,”

Chicago City Wire, January 6, 2017, https://chicagocitywire.com/stories/511065017-chicago-public-schools-face-several-challenges-in-filing-bankruptcy


Paris Schutz, “How Would CPS Bankruptcy Work?,” WTTW News, June 23, 2016, https://news.wttw.com/2016/06/23/how-would-cps-bankruptcy-work


Sarah Karp and Melissa Sanchez, “Rauner Likes ‘Bankruptcy’ to Cure CPS Financial Woes,” The Chicago Reporter, April 14, 2015, https://www.chicagoreporter.com/rauner-likes-bankruptcy-to-cure-cps-financial-woes/


48 Moody’s Investor’s Services Inc., “Announcement: Moody’s Publishes Issuer-In-Depth

Reports on Chicago and Chicago Public Schools,” Moody’s: Research, January 12, 2017, https://www.moodys.com/research/Moodys-Publishes-Issuer-In-Depth-Reports-on-Chicago-and-Chicago-PR_360611


49 Patrick Yeagle, “School Choice, Another Statehouse Battlefront,” Illinois Times, January

28, 2016, https://illinoistimes.com/print-article-16742-print.html


50 Melissa Sanchez and Kalyn Belsha, “Inside Noble,” Chicago Reporter, February 8, 2016,

https://www.chicagoreporter.com/inside-noble/


51 United States, Department of Education, “U.S. Department of Education Contributes

to an Improving Charter Schools Sector,” Press Release, September 28, 2015, https://www.ed.govnews/press-releases/us-department-education-contributes-improving-charter-schools-sector


52 ABC News, “Rauner’s Daughter’s School Admission Called into Question,” ABC 7 News

Chicago, June 26, 2014, https://abc7chicago.com/uncategorized/rauners-daughters-school-admission-called-into-question/143205/


53 Ibid.


54 Bernard Schoenburg, “Rauner story on school clout seems to have changed,” State Journal-Register, January 16, 2014, http://www.sjr.com/article/20140115/OPINION/140119578


55 Crain Communication’s Inc., “Big-Name Financial Firms Buy Chicago School Bonds,”

Chicago Business, March 31, 2016, https://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20160331/NEWS01/160339954/goldman-sachs-oppenheimerfunds-nuveen-buy-cps-bonds


Leah Hope, Chuck Goudie, and Charles Thomas, “CPS Completes 725M Bond Sale,” ABC 7 News Chicago, February 3, 2016, https://abc7chicago.com/education/cps-completes-$725m-bondsale/1184629/

Sun Times Staff, “CPS Borrows $725 Million at Huge Cost,” Chicago Sun Times, June 24, 2016,

https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/cps-borrows-725-million-at-huge-cost/


56 State of Illinois, General Assembly, 35 ILCS 40/1-999, Illinois Compiled Statutes, accessed February 3, 2019, http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/ilcs/ilcs3.asp?ActID=3820&ChapterID=8


57 Ted Cox, “Taxes Go Straight to Private Schools,” One Illinois, August 23, 2018, https://www.oneillinois.com/stories/2018/8/22/scholarships


Endnotes – Chapter Two


1 Valerie Strauss, “How Gov. Walker Tried to Quietly Change the Mission of the University of Wisconsin,” Washington Post, February 5, 2015, https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sheet/wp/2015/02/05/how-gov-walker-tried-to-quietly-change-the-mission-of-the-university-of-wisconsin/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.cd769b1674e4


2 “Governor Bruce Rauner Inaugural Speech: A Transcript of Governor Bruce Rauner’s Inauguration Speech on January 12, 2014,” Illinois Policy, January 13, 2015, https://www.illinoispolicy.org/governor-bruce-rauner-inaugural-speech/


3 Office of the Governor, “Governor Bruce Rauner’s State of the State Address,” Illinois

News, February 4, 2015, https://www2.illinois.gov/pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=13213


4 Office of the Governor, “Governor Bruce Rauner’s State of the State Address,” Illinois

News, January 27, 2016, https://www2.illinois.gov/pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=13470


5 “First Lady Rauner, “Senator Kirk Promote Governor’s Cradle-to-Career Education Plan,”

Illinois Review: Crossroads of the Conservative Community, February 19, 2015, https://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2015/02/first-lady-rauner-us-senator-kirk-promote-governors-cradle-to-career-education-plan.html


6 Antony C. Sutton, America’s Secret Establishment: An Introduction to the Order of Skull and Bones, Updated Reprint, (Walterville, OR: Trine Day, 2002), 34-35, 56-57, 63-111.


7 Noble Charter Schools, “About: Mission,” Rauner College Prep, accessed November 7,

2018, https://nobleschools.org/rauner/mission/


8 Charlotte Thomson Iserbyt, “Unelected Charter Schools Will Allow Lifelong Community Education,” News With Views, April 11, 2014, https://www.newswithviews.com/iserbyt/iserbyt123.htm


9 Ronald Reagan, “Executive Order 12329—President’s Task Force on Private Sector Initia-

tives,” Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, October 14, 1981, https://www.reaganlibrary.gov/research/speeches/101481d


Ibid, “Executive Order 12427—President’s Advisory Council on Private Sector Initiatives,” Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, June 27, 1983, http://presidency.proxied.lsit.ucsb.edu/ws/index.php?pid=41524


10 The Daily Take Team of The Thom Hartmann Program, “No, Actually, This Is What a Fascist Looks Like,” Truthout, January 18, 2013, https://truthout.org/articles/no-actually-this-is-what-a-fascist-looks-like/


11 Chip Berlet, “Mussolini on the Corporate State,” Political Research Associates, January 12, 2005, http://www.publiceye.org/fascist/corporatism.html


12 Editors of the Encyclopedia Britannica, “Corporatism: Ideology,” Encyclopedia Britannica,

accessed February 18, 2019, https://www.britannica.com/topic/corporatism


13 Ronald Reagan, “Executive Order 12329—President’s Task Force on Private Sector Initiatives,” Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, October 14, 1981, https://www.reaganlibrary.gov/research/speeches/101481d

hool World Order: The Technocratic Globalization of Corporatized Education


382

Ibid, “Executive Order 12427—President’s Advisory Council on Private Sector Initiatives,” Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, June 27, 1983, http://presidency.proxied.lsit.ucsb.edu/ws/index.php?pid=41524


14 Antony C. Sutton, America’s Secret Establishment: An Introduction to the Order of Skull and Bones, Updated Reprint, (Walterville, OR: Trine Day, 2002), 34-35, 56, 67, 75, 83-87, 101-111, 118-120.


15 Kris Millegan, Fleshing Out Skull and Bones: Investigations into America’s Most Powerful

Secret Society (Walterville, OR: Trine Day, 2003), 690.


16 Antony C. Sutton, America’s Secret Establishment: An Introduction to the Order of Skull and Bones, Updated Reprint, (Walterville, OR: Trine Day, 2002), 83-91, 101-105.


“Dr. John Dewey Dead at 92; Philosopher, a Noted Liberal,” New York Times, June 2, 1952, https://archive.nytimes.com/www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/bday/1020.html


17 Kris Millegan, Fleshing Out Skull and Bones: Investigations into America’s Most Powerful

Secret Society (Walterville, OR: Trine Day, 2003), 690.


Antony C. Sutton, America’s Secret Establishment: An Introduction to the Order of Skull and Bones, Updated Reprint, (Walterville, OR: Trine Day, 2002), 27, 32, 56, 62-68, 70, 82, 84, 87-97, 101, 107-109.


18 Ibid, 63.

19 Ibid, 63, 66.

20 Ibid, 62-63.

21 Ibid, 5, 35, 283.

22 Ibid, 126, 165-170.


Ibid, Wall Street and the Rise of Hitler: The Astonishing True Story of the American Financiers Who Bankrolled the Nazis (California: Clairview, 1976), 103, 107, 25-26, 57, 99, 102, 103, 106, 112-114, 141.


23 Associated Press, “Documents: Bush’s Grandfather Directed Bank Tied to Man Who

Funded Hitler,” Fox News, January 13, 2015, https://www.foxnews.com/story/documents-bushs-grandfather-directed-bank-tied-to-man-who-funded-hitler


Ben Aris and Duncan Campbell, “How Bush’s Grandfather Helped Hitler’s Rise to Power,” The Guardian: US Edition, September 25, 2004, https://www.theguardian.com/world/2004/sep/25/usa.secondworldwar


Donald C. Cook, “Vesting Order 8494: August Thyssen, Jr.,” Federal Register 12 no. 63 (Washington, DC: National Archives of the United States, March 29, 1947), Doc. 47-2996, March 28, 1947, https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-1947-03-29/pdf/FR-1947-03-29.pdf


24 Antony C. Sutton, America’s Secret Establishment: An Introduction to the Order of Skull and Bones, Updated Reprint, (Walterville, OR: Trine Day, 2002), 295.


25 Charlotte Thomson Iserbyt, “Unelected Charter Schools Will Allow Lifelong Community

Education,” News With Views, April 11, 2014, https://www.newswithviews.com/iserbyt/iserbyt123.htm


Ronald Reagan, “Executive Order 12427—President’s Advisory Council on Private Sector Initiatives,” Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, June 27, 1983, http://presidency.proxied.lsit.ucsb.edu/ws/index.php?pid=41524


Susan Schmidt, “Debate Rages: Can Social Needs Be Met by Charity?,” Washington Post, June 21, 1982, https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/business/1982/06/21/debate-rages-can-social-needs-be-met-by-charity/f58702f5-9d50-4a2e-ba2f-9c38cf385fa3/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.30e876ab793f


United States, National Archives and Records Administration, “Remarks on Television Job-a-

thons to Promoters of Community Service Projects,” Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, April 21, 1983, https://www.reaganlibrary.gov/research/speeches/42183d


26 Antony C. Sutton, America’s Secret Establishment: An Introduction to the Order of Skull and Bones, Updated Reprint, (Walterville, OR: Trine Day, 2002), 298.


27 Council for American Private Education, “President Bush Signs Voucher Legislation,”

CAPE Outlook: Voice of America’s Private Schools 292 (February 2004), https://files.eric.ed.gov/full-text/ED499508.pdf


United States, Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2004, Public Law 108-199, 108th Congress, H. R. 2673, January 23, 2003, https://www.congress.gov/108/plaws/publ199/PLAW-108publ199.pdf


Government Accountability Office, Report to Congressional Requesters: District of Columbia Opportunity Scholarship Program—Additional Policies and Procedures Would Improve Internal Controls and Program Operations (Washington, DC: GAO, November 2007), https://www.gao.gov/new.items/d089.pdf


Notes


383

Ibid, No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, Public Law 107-110, 107th Congress, H. R. 1, January 8, 2002, https://www2.ed.gov/policy/elsec/leg/esea02/107-110.pdf


28 National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, “Dear Presidents, We Thank You for Sup-

porting Charter Schools,” National Alliance for Public Charter Schools Blog, February 15, 2016, https://www.publiccharters.org/latest-news/2016/02/15/dear-presidents-we-thank-you-supporting-charter-schools


29 United States, Charter School Expansion Act of 1998, Public Law 105-278, 105th

Congress, H. R. 2616, October 22, 1998, https://www.congress.gov/105/plaws/publ278/PLAW-105publ278.pdf


30 Antony C. Sutton, America’s Secret Establishment: An Introduction to the Order of Skull and Bones, Updated Reprint, (Walterville, OR: Trine Day, 2002), 34.


31 David Korten, The Post-Corporate World: Life After Capitalism, quoted in Kris Millegan,

Fleshing Out Skull and Bones: Investigations into America’s Most Powerful Secret Society (Walterville, OR: Trine Day, 2003), 690.


32 Ibid.


33 Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Phenomenology of Spirit, trans. J. B. Baillie (New York:

MacMillan, 1910), 175-188.


34 National Center for Community Schools, “Case Study: Chicago” (Children’s Aide, 2018),

https://www.nccs.org/case-study/chicago


35 Ibid, “Partnership Will Work to Improve Education, Workforce and Economic Outcomes

for South Bronx Children and Families,” Children’s Aide Society Client News, September 23, 2015, https://www.nccs.org/news/partnership-will-work-improve-education-workforce-and-economic-outcomes-south-bronx-children


36 Ibid, “History,” (Children’s Aide, 2018), https://www.nccs.org/history


37 Antony C. Sutton, America’s Secret Establishment: An Introduction to the Order of Skull and Bones, Updated Reprint, (Walterville, OR: Trine Day, 2002), 102.


38 John Dewey, Lectures for the First Course in Pedagogy, quoted in Antony C. Sutton, America’s Secret Establishment: An Introduction to the Order of Skull and Bones, Updated Reprint (Walterville, OR: Trine Day, 2002), 103.


39 Jackie Mader, “Can a Harlem ‘Cradle to Career’ Program Succeed in Rural Mississippi?,”

PBS News Hour, April 28, 2015, https://www.pbs.org/newshour/education/can-success-model-harlem-deliver-promise-schools-rural-mississippi


40 Waiting for “Superman,” directed by Davis Guggenheim (Hollywood, CA: Paramount

Home Entertainment, 2011), DVD.


41 Mary Wright Edelman, “Geoffrey Canada Does Whatever It Takes Geoffrey Canada’s

Innovative Strategies for Saving Thousands of Children in the Harlem Children’s Zone Have Garnered Praise from Obama, Who Plans to Replicate Canada’s Successes around the Country,” Huffington Post, May 28, 2009, https://www.huffingtonpost.com/marian-wright-edelman/whatever-it-takes_b_191760.html


42 Harlem Children’s Zone, Whatever It Takes: A Whitepaper on the Harlem Children’s Zone,

accessed November 7, 2018, https://hcz.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/HCZ-White-Paper.pdf


43 Ibid.


44 Antony C. Sutton, America’s Secret Establishment: An Introduction to the Order of Skull and Bones, Updated Reprint, (Walterville, OR: Trine Day, 2002), 34.


45 Ibid, 34.


46 F. W. Kaufman, “Fichte and National Socialism,” The American Political Science Review 36, no. 3 (1942): 460.


47 John Dewey, My Pedagogic Creed, quoted in Antony C. Sutton, America’s Secret Establishment: An Introduction to the Order of Skull and Bones, Updated Reprint, (Walterville, OR: Trine Day, 2002), 102.


48 Johann Gottlieb Fichte, Addresses to the German Nation, trans. R. F. Jones and G. H. Turnbull (Chicago: Open Court Publishing Company, 1922), 15.


49 Ibid, 20.


50 John Taylor Gatto, “Against School,” in Rereading America: Cultural Contexts for Critical

Thinking and Writing, 9th edition, eds. Gary Colombo, Robert Cullen, Bonnie Lisle (Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2013), 145.


51 Antony C. Sutton, America’s Secret Establishment: An Introduction to the Order of Skull and Bones, Updated Reprint, (Walterville, OR: Trine Day, 2002), 83.


School World Order: The Technocratic Globalization of Corporatized Education



52 Ibid, 5.


53 “John Taylor Gatto Passes Away but His Spirit and Work Live On,” John Taylor Gatto Blog, October 29, 2018, https://www.johntaylorgatto.com/blog/


54 John Taylor Gatto, “Against School,” in Rereading America: Cultural Contexts for Critical

Thinking and Writing, 9th edition, eds. Gary Colombo, Robert Cullen, Bonnie Lisle (Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2013), 145.


55 Ibid, 146-147.


56 JP Morgan Chase & Co., “About Us: Three Generations of Bankers,” JP Morgan, accessed November 7, 2018, https://www.jpmorgan.com/country/US/en/jpmorgan/about/history/month/apr


57 John Taylor Gatto, “Against School,” in Rereading America: Cultural Contexts for Critical

Thinking and Writing, 9th edition, eds. Gary Colombo, Robert Cullen, Bonnie Lisle (Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2013), 147.


58 Harlem Children’s Zone, Harlem Children’s Zone: An Investment in Success, 2008-2009 Biennial Report, accessed November 7, 2018, https://hcz.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/2008-2009_Biennial_for_web.pdf


Ibid, 2014-2015 Biennial Report: A Community of Opportunity, accessed November 7, 2018,

https://hcz.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/HCZ-Biennial-Report-2014-2015-single-pages.pdf


59 Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, “Community Center for Education Results: to Sup-

port Enhanced Communications Capacity for the Road Map Project’s Cradle-to-Career Education Work in South King County, WA,” in How We Work: Grants, October 8, 2013, https://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/Quick-Links/Grants-Database/Grants/2013/10/OPP1098543


60 United States Department of Education, Office of Innovation and Improvement, Program: Promise Neighborhoods, March 5, 2018, https://www2.ed.gov/programs/promiseneighborhoods/index.html


61 Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, “PolicyLink: to Support a Four-Year Effort That Will Provide Technical Assistance to Promise Neighborhoods Implementation and Planning Grantees, and Issue-Based Technical Assistance for Key Areas of the Cradle-to-Career Pipeline of Expanded Learning,” in How We Work:

Grants, April 30, 2013, https://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/Quick-Links/Grants-Database/Grants/2013/04/OPP1088974


62 Ibid, “Investors Expand Work of Portland Schools Foundation: Recently, the Portland

Schools Foundation (PSF) Announced a $100,000 Investment by JPMorgan Chase for Its Expanding Work around the Cradle to Career (C2C) Partnership,” in Press Room: Press Releases and Statements, June 20, 2011, https://www.gatesfoundation.org/Media-Center/Press-Releases/2011/06/Investors-Expand-Work-of-Portland-Schools-Foundation


63 Katlyn Smith, “Rauner Says He’ll Have Own Plan for Making Community Colleges Af-

fordable,” The Daily Herald: Suburban Chicago’s Information Source, January 23, 2015, https://www.dailyherald.com/article/20150123/news/150129380/


64 Office of the Governor, “Governor Bruce Rauner’s State of the State Address,” Illinois

News, January 27, 2016, https://www2.illinois.gov/pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=13470

65 Illinois P-20 Council, “About Us,” Illinois P-20 Council (State of Illinois, 2017), https://www2.illinois.gov/sites/p20/pages/about.aspx


66 State of Illinois, General Assembly, 105 ILCS 5/22-45, Illinois Compiled Statutes, accessed November 8, 2018, http://ilga.gov/legislation/ilcs/fulltext.asp?DocName=010500050K22-45


67 Ibid.

68 Ibid.


69 Ibid. Charlotte Thomson Iserbyt, The Deliberate Dumbing Down of America: A Chronological Paper Trail (Ravenna, OH: Conscience Press, 1999), 141.


Ibid, xxi, 138.

Ibid, 270.


70 Associated Press, “Rauner Vetoes $3.9B in Spending for Colleges, Human Services,” St.

Louis Post-Dispatch, June 10, 2016, https://www.stltoday.com/news/local/illinois/rauner-vetoes-b-in-spending-for-colleges-human-services/article_c4a8d7f8-116c-5c0c-b5c3-03eb60c29459.html


71 Office of the Governor, “Governor Bruce Rauner’s State of the State Address,” Illinois

News, January 27, 2016, https://www2.illinois.gov/pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=13470


72 Kirsten Schorsch, “Illinois’ Rauner Finalizes $15 Billion Medicaid Overhaul,” Modern Healthcare, November 29, 2017, https://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20171129/NEWS/171129919


Associated Press, “Illinois Agencies Recovering a Year After Budget Impasse,” NBC News, July 9,

2018, https://www.nbcchicago.com/blogs/ward-room/Illinois-agencies-recovering-a-year-after-budget-impasse-487643031.html


73 Bruce Rauner, “Executive Order 2016-03: Executive Order Establishing the Governor’s

Cabinet on Children and Youth,” State of Illinois, February 18, 2016, https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/government/execorders/2016_3.aspx


74 State of Illinois, “Children’s Cabinet: Children’s Cabinet Executive Orders FAQs,” Governor’s Cabinet on Children and Youth, 2017, https://www2.illinois.gov/sites/children/Pages/faq.aspx


75 State of Illinois, 2017 Annual Report on the Governor’s Cabinet on Children and Youth,

December 29, 2017, https://www2.illinois.gov/sites/children/Documents/Children%27s%20Cabinet%20Report%20(2017).pdf


76 “First Lady Rauner, Senator Kirk Promote Governor’s Cradle-to-Career Education Plan,”

Illinois Review: Crossroads of the Conservative Community, February 19, 2015, https://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2015/02/first-lady-rauner-us-senator-kirk-promote-governors-cradle-to-career-education-plan.html


77 Wisconsin Department of Instruction, U.S. Department of Education Grant Performance

Report (ED 524B) Executive Summary Wisconsin, accessed November 8, 2018, https://dpi.wi.gov/sites/default/files/imce/wisedash/pdf/wi-fy12-final-report.pdf


78 Matthew Lynch, “P-16 and P-20 Initiatives: Critical for Education Reform,” Huffington

Post, May 3, 2014, https://www.huffingtonpost.com/matthew-lynch-edd/p-16-and-p-20-initiatives_b_4894357.html


79 Minnesota P-20 Education Partnership, “Working Groups,” Minnesota’s Statewide Longitudinal Education Data System (SLEDS), 2010, http://www.mnp20.org/working_groups/longitudinal_data_system.html


80 Delaware Department of Education, “Governance: Delaware P-20 Council,” Delaware P-

20 Council, January 10, 2018, https://www.doe.k12.de.us/domain/91


81 Maryland State Archives, “P-20 Leadership Council of Maryland,” Maryland Manual On-

Line: A Guide to Maryland and Its Government, August 17, 2018, https://msa.maryland.gov/msa/mdmanual/26excom/html/29p20.html


82 Charlotte Thomson Iserbyt, The Deliberate Dumbing Down of America: A Chronological

Paper Trail (Ravenna, OH: Conscience Press, 1999), 141.


Ibid, xxi, 138.

Ibid, 270.


83 United States, United States Constitution, “Preamble,” 1789, https://www.archives.gov/founding-docs/constitution


Endnotes – Chapter Three

1 Milton Friedman, “The Promise of Vouchers,” Wall Street Journal, December 5, 2005,

http://www.wsj.com/articles/SB113374845791113764


2 Alan Greenblatt, “New Orleans District Moves to an All-Charter System,” National Public

Radio, May 30, 2014, http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2014/05/30/317374739/new-orleans-district-moves-to-an-all-charter-system


3 Blue Ribbon Commission for Educational Excellence, 2007-2008 Blue Ribbon Commission for Educational Excellence Recommendations (Year Nine Report) (State of Louisiana Board of Regents, 2008), http://www.regents.la.gov/assets/docs/2013/05/BRCYear9Report.doc


John White, Louisiana Annual Performance Report: Part B (July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011) (Louisiana Department of Education, 2012), https://www.louisianabelieves.com/docs/default-source/academics/part-b-annual-performance-report.pdf?sfvrsn=6


State of Louisiana, Master Plan for Public Postsecondary Education in Louisiana (2011) (Louisiana Board of Regents, 2012), http://www.regents.la.gov/assets/docs/2013/03/MasterPlan_Revised_04-12.pdf


United States, Department of Education, Louisiana’s ESEA Flexibility Request (Washington, DC: Government Publishing Office, 2012), https://www2.ed.gov/policy/eseaflex/approved-requests/la.pdf


4 Charlotte Thomson Iserbyt, “The True Goal of School Choice,” News With Views, September 11, 2012, http://www.newswithviews.com/iserbyt/iserbyt112.htm


5 Ibid, “Heritage Foundation, NAFTA, School Choice, and the Destruction of Traditional Education,” News With Views, July 31, 2012, http://www.newswithviews.com/iserbyt/iserbyt111.htm


6 Emma Brown, “What Makes a Public School Public? Washington State Court Finds Charter Schools Unconstitutional,” Washington Post, September 9, 2015, https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/what-makes-a-public-school-public-washington-state-court-finds-charter-schools-unconstitutional/2015/09/08/706975c8-5632-11e5-8bb1-b488d231bba2_story.html


7 Sam Dillon, “In Georgia, Court Ruling Could Close Some Charter Schools,” New York

Times, May 16, 2011, http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/17/education/17georgia.html?_r=0


8 Georgia Department of Education, Equitable Access to Effective Educators (GaDOE,

2015), http://www2.ed.gov/programs/titleiparta/equitable/gaequityplan060115.pdf


9 Foundation for Orange County Public Schools, Central Florida NAF Academies: National Academy Foundation Programs (OCPS, 2016), https://www.foundationforocps.org/p/248/central-florida-naf-academies#.V8-pYTUYMX4


PZ Media Inc., “Justin Sliney Volunteers for New York Charter School KIPP” Prsync, March 28, 2016, http://prsync.com/pz-media-inc/justin-sliney-volunteers-for-new-york-charter-school-kipp-902163/


10 State of California, General Assembly, Assembly Bill (AB) 646, California State Assembly, January 6, 2014, http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/13-14/bill/asm/ab_0601-0650/ab_646_bill_20140106_amended_asm_v97.html


11 Ibid.


12 California State Assembly Committee on Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy, 2013-2014 End of Session Report Including a Summary of Legislation (Paper 524), 2014, http://digitalcommons.law.ggu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1529&context=caldocs_assembly


13 University of California Office of Diversity and Engagement, Student Academic Preparation and Educational Partnerships (SAPEP) 2014-2015 Program Outcomes, accessed September 8, 2016, http://www.ucop.edu/diversity-engagement/_files/sapep-full-report-rscpsb.pdf


14 University of California, Student Academic Preparation and Educational Partnerships

(SAPEP) Annual Performance Report for AY/FY 2009-2010, accessed September 8, 2016, https: