Putting Education Reform To The Test

How Much Influence Does Koch Money Have At FSU?


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Florida State University is facing criticism over the influence of donor money in the classroom.

There are questions about whether a nonprofit founded by a prominent conservative activist has too much influence at a public college.

Florida State University rewrote its agreement with the Charles Koch Foundation after some on campus complained that the relationship undermined the school’s academic integrity. But critics say it still gives donors with their own agendas too much influence in the classroom.

NPR’s Greg Allen reports:

Editor’s note: The original version of this post inaccurately described the Charles Koch Foundation. The post has been updated.


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