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Class clowns : how the smartest investors lost billions in education

Author: Jonathan A Knee; Columbia Business School Publishing.
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [2017] ©2017
Series: Columbia Business School publishing
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A fascinating postmortem of four failed efforts to transform education.

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Genre/Form: Études de cas
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan A Knee; Columbia Business School Publishing.
ISBN: 9780231179287 0231179286
OCLC Number: 1033461591
Notes: Index.
Awards: Short-listed for Foreword Indies for Business and Economics 2017
Description: xii, 274 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The wizard of ed --
Rupert and the chancellor: a tragic love story --
Curious George schools John Paulson --
Michael Milken: master of the knowledge universe --
What makes a good education business? --
Lessons from clown school.
Series Title: Columbia Business School publishing
Responsibility: Jonathan A. Knee.

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