Billionaires Exposed: The Impact of the “Portfolio Model” on Denver Public Schools

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Since the early 2000s, billionaires have treated the Denver Public School District as a Neo-liberal education experiment. Using a tangled web of astroturf groups, nonprofits, and training organizations, billionaires have hijacked this public school district, leaving some schools, students, and democracy behind.

In this report, Denver’s Mike DeGuire, a retired public school principal, tells the story of how monied interests achieved their goal, turning the Denver School District into a “portfolio” of schools. Click the image below to read this outstanding and important report.