“The General Education Board” was Established by “Mr. Rockefeller… to Gain Control of the Educational Institutions of the Country”

Dr. W. J. Spillman, former chief of the Federal Farm Management Bureau of the Department of Agriculture, stated in a letter to the New York Globe: “Nine years ago I was approached by an agent of Mr. Rockefeller with the statement that his object in establishing the General Education Board was to gain control of […]

The General Education Board, a Rockefeller Endowed Tax-Exempt Foundation, is Approved by Congress

Before 1852 American education consisted of one-room school houses, independent teachers, and students of all ages attending of their own free will. Curriculums and funding came directly from local communities without a federalized bureaucracy ruling over every facet like today. From 1852 to 1918 things changed as the government began pushing to enforce compulsory schooling […]