The New York Times reports that Eli Broad and Bill Gates, two of the most prominent education philanthropists in the United States, have already poured more than $2 billion into America’s public schools. However, they are still dissatisfied with the rate of change, and are joining forces for a $60 million effort to get education placed high on the agenda for the 2008 presidential race. The program will include television and radio advertising in battleground states, a national network of operatives, and an internet-driven campaign for volunteers…

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/04/25/education/25schools.html?_r=2&ref=education&oref=slogin&oref=slogin

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