New Obama Adviser Wants Big Labor to Shape Education

The highly influential group founded by newly appointed White House counselor John Podesta has recommended “game-changing” education reforms, including the involvement of labor unions in higher education.

Scores of recommendation papers produced by Podesta’s Center for American Progress, or CAP, already helped to inform and craft policy for the Obama administration.

Last month, CAP released a 29-page paper titled “A Path Forward: Game-Changing Reforms in Higher Education and the Implications for Business and Financing Models.”

The document, reviewed in full by WND, petitions for more federal government regulation of education, calling for the restructuring of higher education.

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