Sid GlassnerDr. William J. Mathis, co-editor of the new book, “Learning from the Federal Market-Based Reforms” discussed with Sid a number of topics that relate to current market-based initiatives that influence the current educational landscape.  Among the topics discussed were the new “Every Student Succeeds Act,”  privatization of public education, influence of private foundations (Gates, etc.), turn-around strategies, federal sanctions put upon public schools and the hoax of education “miracles” that took place in Texas, Harlem (NYC), and Chicago.