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The Gates Foundation and the future of U.S. "public" schools / edited by Philip E. Kovacs.

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Language:
English.
Publication date:
2011
Imprint:
New York : Routledge, 2011.
Format:
  • Book
  • xiv, 231 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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 / Aimee Howley and Craig B. 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 NewSchools 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.
Contributor:
Kovacs, Philip E.
Series:
Routledge studies in education and neoliberalism ; 5.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780415873345
0415873347
9780203834947
0203834941

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