I’ve been cited in several stories about Jeff Bezos’ plans to develop a chain of Montessori-inspired preschools as his first big foray into educational philanthropy:

An observation: it is fascinating how the two Ed Week articles are set up to infer that I am just making stuff up about the future of Bezos’ philanthropy, according to one male investment analyst quoted in both. (This individual called me "unhinged" on Twitter.) His speculations, I guess, are The Real Things. This very gendered framework happens all the time. Watch for it.

Audrey Watters


Audrey Watters


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