Superb short history of the role of the tax-exempt foundations, especially Carnegie Corporation, in the transformation of American education from an emphasis on learning to workforce training. The following excerpt deals with the present implementation of the system of Outcomes Based Education which was piloted by the Carnegie Corporation in the nineteen thirties and referred to as“The Eight-Year Study”. Some of the plotters realized at the turn of this century that the schools could be used to their advantage, to train workers without improving their minds. Under the cover of aiding education, endowments were established and part of the ill-gotten gains from our confiscated wealth was used to exert influence over the educational hierarchy which controls the kind of education the tax-supported schools provide.

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