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The Walton Family Foundation

Below is a list of organizations for whom The Walton Family Foundation is listed as a donor. Click each to find out more about the organization.

Academy for Urban School Leadership

Specializes in turnarounds of Chicago schools. Critics cite close ties to Mayor Rahm Emanuel and claim he is turning over Chicago Public Schools to ASUL. Hires uncertified teachers -- Teach for America types. ... more

Achievement Network, The (ANet)

The Achievement Network reform organization collects and analyzes data of poor and minority students to determine the size of the achievement gap.

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation provides funding to support implementation of the Common Core State Standards - 2013. ... more

Alliance for College-Ready Public Schools

Funded generously by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, The Broad Foundation, and the Walton Foundation among others, the Alliance for College-Ready Public Schools promotes the "college and career readiness" agenda of the education reform movement in poor communiites in Los Angeles and other communities in California.

Although it proclaims that great teachers make all the difference in a child's education, the organization employs personnel who are not trained, professional teachers to staff the classrooms of our nation's poorest children. ... more

Aspire Public Schools

Although it proclaims that great teachers make all the difference in a child's education, the organization employs personnel who are not trained, professional teachers to staff the classrooms of our nation's poorest children. ... more

Brookings Institution, The

Conservative think tank that supports education reforms promoted by the Billionaire Boys Club.

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation provides funding to establish standards for rating teacher evaluation systems, to examine personalized learning, real-time student assessment, collaboration and social networking, dashboards, and K-12 innovation success stories with the goal of evaluating progress, improving implementation, and sharing best practices, to enable availability and strengthen the quality of workforce and labor market statistics, and connect them to longitudinal higher education data at the federal level. ... more

College Ready Promise

Charter management organizations (CMO) that have privatized many schools in California. Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation provides funding to provide teachers in four CMOs with the teaching tools to organize the math curriculum with formative assessments that guide rigorous, meaningful instruction and implementation of the Common Core Standards - 2011. ... more

Education Trust

The Education Trust pushes the agenda of corporate reformers. It favors corporate charter schools, minimally trained teachers, and accountability through the high stakes testing. ... more

Green Dot Public Schools

Although it proclaims that great teachers make all the difference in a child's education, the organization employs personnel who are not trained, professional teachers to staff the classrooms of our nation's poorest children. ... more

High Tech High

Although it proclaims that great teachers make all the difference in a child's education, the organization employs personnel who are not trained, professional teachers to staff the classrooms of our nation's poorest children. ... more

Inner City Education Foundation

Although it proclaims that great teachers make all the difference in a child's education, the organization employs personnel who are not trained, professional teachers to staff the classrooms of our nation's poorest children. ... more

KIPP Academy

Flagship charter management corporation given life by the Billionaire Boys Club and touted as a model by reformers. KIPP schools serve mostly segregated, low income populations and require longer school days, weeks, and years to teach a test driven curriculum. ... more

KIPP Always Mentally Prepared Academy

The much touted KIPP school is the "reformers" dream of an innovative school. Force, pressure, top-down interventions, limited curriculum, longer school day/week/year, competition, standardization, testing, uncertified teachers/administrators in newly established schools. That's what KIPP is made of. ... more

KIPP Foundation

The KIPP Foundation supports KIPP schools, recruits and hires uncertified teachers and administrators at great expense to donors and taxpayers. ... more

KIPP Infinity Charter School

The much touted KIPP school is the "reformers" dream of an innovative school. Force, pressure, top-down interventions, limited curriculum, longer school day/week/year, competition, standardization, testing, uncertified teachers/administrators in newly established schools. That's what KIPP is made of. ... more

KIPP NYC

The much touted KIPP school is the "reformers" dream of an innovative school. Force, pressure, top-down interventions, limited curriculum, longer school day/week/year, competition, standardization, testing, uncertified teachers/administrators in newly established schools. That's what KIPP is made of. ... more

KIPP Star

The much touted KIPP school is the "reformers" dream of an innovative school. Force, pressure, top-down interventions, limited curriculum, longer school day/week/year, competition, standardization, testing, uncertified teachers/administrators in newly established schools. That's what KIPP is made of. ... more

Lighthouse Academies

Although it proclaims that great teachers make all the difference in a child's education, the organization employs personnel who are not trained, professional teachers to staff the classrooms of our nation's poorest children. ... more

Noble Street Charter School

Although it proclaims that great teachers make all the difference in a child's education, the organization employs personnel who are not trained, professional teachers to staff the classrooms of our nation's poorest children. ... more

Perspectives Charter Schools

Although it proclaims that great teachers make all the difference in a child's education, the organization employs personnel who are not trained, professional teachers to staff the classrooms of our nation's poorest children. ... more

Stand for Children

Promotes itself as a grassroots organization but receives substantial funding from rich venture philanthropists who rather deceptively recruit ordinary citizens to advocate for corporate education and the deregulation of the teaching profession. ... more

Uncommon Schools

Although it proclaims that great teachers make all the difference in a child's education, the organization employs personnel who are not trained, professional teachers to staff the classrooms of our nation's poorest children. ... more

Urban Teacher Residency United

Unlike the medical model, residents have not taken education courses, but are placed in classrooms with teachers to practice without requisite teaching knowledge. ... more


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