Valerie Strauss posts an analysis of who wins recognition as a leader of the “30 under 30” award by Forbes magazine.

It turns out that the winners of this competition are not the best classroom teachers but the people who are part of the judges’ social network. Who are the judges? You will not be surprised to learn that they are part of the TFA-Charter-DeVos privatization network.

Winning depends on connections, not your contributions to students, communities, or knowledge.