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The Gates Foundation and the future of US "public" schools

Author: Philip E Kovacs
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2011.
Series: Routledge studies in education and neoliberalism, 5.
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What are the implications for a public system as control over educational policy and priority is concentrated under one of the richest people on the planet in ways that foster de-unionization and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip E Kovacs
ISBN: 9780415873345 0415873347 9780203834947 0203834941
OCLC Number: 643082171
Description: xiv, 231 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: From Carnegie to Gates : the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the venture philanthropy agenda for public education / Kenneth J. Saltman --
Power philanthropy : taking the public out of public education / Michael Klonsky --
The Gates Foundation's interventions into education, health, and food policies : technology, power, and the privatization of political problems / David Hursh --
Marketing new schools for a new century : an examination of neoliberal school reform in New York City / Jessica Shiller --
Corporatism, KIPP, and cultural eugenics / Jim Horn --
Disabusing small-schools reformism : an alternative outlook on scaling up and down / Craig B. Howley and Aimee Howley --
Governing identity through neoliberal education initiatives : 'get[ting] schooled' in the marketplace / Leslee Grey --
The Gates' Foundation and the future of U.S. public education : a call for scholars to counter misinformation campaigns / Philip E. Kovacs and H.K. Christie --
The giving business : venture philanthropy and the New Schools venture fund / Jim Horn and Ken Libby --
Dear Bill : 'grokking' education / Patti Lather --
An open letter to Bill Gates, Jr. (with a message to my colleagues) / David Gabbard --
Why current education reform efforts will fail / Marion Brady.
Series Title: Routledge studies in education and neoliberalism, 5.
Responsibility: edited by Philip E. Kovacs.
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Winner of the 2011 Critics Choice Book Award of the American Educational Studies Association

 
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