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LA's New Institute Of Contemporary Art Joins An Increasingly Crowded Downtown Art Scene

3 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"The ICA LA joins a number of new downtown arts spaces. The Broad Museum, founded by collector Eli Broad, opened in 2015, and the Main Museum, spearheaded by downtown developer Tom Gilmore, followed in 2016. Other speculators have latched onto the art angle too. Plans for a recently announced, futuristic development by Danish architecture wunderkind […]

Ravitch Embraces TURN Agenda, Openly This Time

The Union Reform Network (TURN) was established as a joint venture among Eli Broad, Bill Gates, and the leadership of NEA and AFT. TURN was created with millions of dollars from Gates and Broad, and the new "reform network" they created...Show More Summary

Eli Broad, The Medici Of Los Angeles, Is Retiring From His Philanthropy

3 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"I am retiring. Now. Right now. I am just tired," said the 84-year-old billionaire, who has done more than any other single person to shape L.A.'s current cultural scene. Even so, report Adam Nagourney and Adam Popescu, "the practical ramifications of Mr. Broad’s decision may be limited; the announcement in many ways marks the end […]

Eli Broad retiring from publlc life 'right now'

Broad chooses the New York Times for announcement that he wants to spend more time with his family and "catch up on my reading."

Eli Broad, top L.A. philanthropist and power-broker, is stepping back from his foundation work

Eli Broad, the billionaire philanthropist who has been a powerful force in Los Angeles arts, education and politics, is stepping back from the day-to-day operations of his foundation. Broad, 84, announced Thursday that he is retiring immediately, said Swati Pandey, spokeswoman for the Eli and Edythe...

Eli Broad, top L.A. philanthropist and power-broker, is stepping back from his foundation work

Eli Broad, the billionaire philanthropist who has been a powerful force in Los Angeles arts, education and politics, is stepping back from the day-to-day operations of his foundation. Broad, 84, announced Thursday that he is retiring immediately, said Swati Pandey, spokeswoman for the Eli and Edythe...

Philanthropist Eli Broad announces his retirement

Philanthropist Eli Broad, whose contributions to Los Angeles arts, culture and overall development have left an indelible impression on the city, announced his retirement Thursday.

L.A. Mega-Patron Eli Broad To Retire From Philanthropic Work

The Broad Foundations fund scientific research, art programs, and public education in L.A. [ more › ]

Eli Broad, Patron of Los Angeles, to Step Down From His Philanthropy

3 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

His vast fortune shaped Los Angeles, from its arts and medical worlds to its reinvigorated downtown.

NPE and CTA Converge Behind Eli Broad Agenda

CTA [California Teachers Association] knows charter school teachers, like traditional public school teachers, care deeply about their students and work hard to help them succeed. Many charter schools are locally driven, provide an excellent education and deserve our support. Show More Summary

Late donations from Eli Broad and others helped charter advocates shift power on L.A. school board

A charter-school advocacy group relied on major last-minute donations to help turn around a key Westside school board race and propel its favored candidates to a majority on the Los Angeles Board of Education, newly disclosed financial reports reveal. The contributors in the final stretch of the...

IPS' Ferebee Joins Billionaire Eli Broad Academy

by Doug Martin A few months ago, unknown to or unreported by the Indianapolis public media, IPS supt. Lewis Ferebee joined the school reform movement in a major way, landing a fellowship at the Broad Academy founded by California billionaire...Show More Summary

Why Do Billionaires Care So Much About Charter Schools?

AP Photo/Richard Vogel,File Eli Broad poses for a photo at his new museum called "The Broad" in downtown Los Angeles.  This article originally appeared at The Los Angeles Times. Subscribe here. T he billionaires, apparently, we shall...Show More Summary

The Pro-Charter Billionaires Vs. Bernie and the Progressives in the Priciest School Board Race in U.S. History

In Tuesday’s LA election, the Walton family, Michael Bloomberg, and Eli Broad are on one side; parents, teachers and Bernie Sanders are on the other. Just 20 percent of eligible Los Angeles voters turned out to the polls on March 7 to...Show More Summary

Parents Should Be Wary of Grandiose School Choice Claims by Libre, The Koch Brothers' Latino Front Group

School choice perpetuates separate and unequal schools. The wealthy have poured millions of dollars into “school choice” causes over the last decade. Under the mantra of civil rights, billionaires such as Eli Broad, Bill Gates, the Koch...Show More Summary

Why Eli Broad is opposed to Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education

By Tim Scott Eli Broad’s opposition to Betsy DeVos further exposes the current financialization model of education he and his peers maintain, which is based on funneling public funds to seed and support government protected/regulated (NCLB, RTTT, ESSA, etc) education markets. Show More Summary

Silicon Valley Investor Arthur Rock Joins Eli Broad In Concern On Betsy DeVos As Education Secretary

A day after billionaire philanthropist Eli Broad came out against Betsy DeVos's nomination as Secretary of Education, prominent Silicon Valley venture capitalist Arthur Rock expressed his concerns. Rock, who was an early investor in Apple, has long been a backer of charter schools.

Art Movements

11 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

This week in art news: cultural organizations spoke out against President Trump's travel ban, art collector and philanthropist Eli Broad opposed the nomination of Betsy DeVos as US Secretary of Education, and the Library of Congress digitized 20,000 items from the papers of Sigmund Freud. The post Art Movements appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Billionaire charter-school advocate and political donor calls Betsy DeVos "unprepared and unqualified"

12 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Eli Broad is a billionaire who's made major donations to both the GOP and Democrats to push for charter schools, and his Broad Foundation has spent millions lobbying for public funds to go to private schools ("school choice"); but even...Show More Summary

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