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Help out the Gates Foundation



Gates FoundationSomeone asked me to share this, and it seems like a good thing, so …

“The Gates Foundation’s Global Libraries Initiative is currently exploring ways to supplement their current support of public libraries in ways that foster innovation and dramatically accelerate positive and lasting change in libraries throughout the U.S. and around the world. The following survey is a tool that the Global Libraries Initiative is using to gather thoughts and ideas about how libraries can best serve their communities in a future where ebooks and ubiquitous digital content is the norm.

Please consider taking a few minutes and filling out the survey to help the Foundation with its future planning!”

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  • http://www.facebook.com/cathy.fuentesrohwer Cathy Fuentes-Rohwer

    While I realize that there is a lot of philanthropy which stems from the Gates Foundation, I cannot in good conscience help them out when they are one of the main aggressors of educational “reform” in the United States. Gates Foundation funds all kinds of efforts which have resulted in increasingly high stakes attached to testing. Please read this and other posts on what the Gates Foundation is doing to harm public education and write to the Foundation explaining why you won’t contribute: http://dianeravitch.net/category/gates-foundation-bill-gates/ and http://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/living-in-dialogue/2012/08/can_schools_defeat.html

  • http://www.davidleeking.com davidleeking

    Thanks for sharing! Do you have thoughts about gates that relates to libraries and digital content? Because that’s what this survey is focused on …