Ed Etc.

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Here is yet another scheme the privatizers are trying to pull in their attempt to destroy the public sector for private gain. Barely heard of outside education circles and a mystery even within them, the "Regent fellows" are paid from entities such as the Gates Foundation and some salaries approach $200,000 a year. The arrangement is stirring concern in some quarters that deep-pocketed pedagogues are forcing their reform philosophies on an unwitting populace, and making an end run around government officers."We're a public education system," said Carol Burris, principal of South Side High School in Long Island's Rockville Centre. . . .

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