Next February, this blog will be celebrating its ten-year anniversary! Leading up to it, I’m re-starting a series I tried to do in the past called “A Look Back.” Each week, I’ll be re-posting a few of my favorite posts from the past ten years.

You might also be interested in A Look Back: Best Posts From 2007 To 2009.

Private Foundations Have A Place (And Have To Be Kept In Their Place) is the headline of a piece I wrote for The Huffington Post in 2010.

It was informed by my longtime dealings with private foundations during my community organizing career, and by what I had seen of them since I entered the teaching profession.

Here’s an excerpt:



Since that time, I’ve learned a lot more, and you might be interested in The Best Resources For Learning About The Role Of Private Foundations In Education Policy.