Bill Gates Education Experiment Fails Again, Taxpayers Foot $300 Million Bill

A new report by the Rand Corporation evaluating yet another Bill Gates education debacle — this time for teacher evaluation — was discussed recently in both Forbes by Rick Hess and Bloomberg by Cathy O’Neil. Shane Vander Hart at Truth in American Education also analyzed the Bloomberg piece. This Gates boondoggle spent $575 million (of which only $212 million came from the Gates Foundation) on three public school districts and four charter management organizations: Hillsborough County Public Schools (HCPS) in Florida, encompassing Tampa Memphis City Schools (MCS) in Tennessee Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS) in Pennsylvania Alliance College-Ready Public Schools Aspire