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Author Saltman, Kenneth J., 1969-

Title The gift of education : public education and venture philanthropy / Kenneth J. Saltman

Publ Info New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
Edition First edition
 RWU Main Library  LA217.2 .S256 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xii, 185 pages ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Education, politics, and public life
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Foregrounding venture philanthropy: the corporatization of public schools -- The Trojan school: how venture philanthropy is corporatizing K-12 -- From traditional to venture philanthropy -- The gift of corporatizing educational leadership: the broad foundation and the venture philanthropy view of leadership -- The gift of corporatizing teacher education and higher education -- The gift of education: education beyond economism -- Conclusion -- Coda: Obama's betrayal of public education? Arne Duncan and the corporate model of schooling
LC subject Public schools -- United States
Education -- Charitable contributions -- United States
ISBN 9780230615144 (alk. paper)
0230615147 (alk. paper)
9780230615151 (pbk.)
0230615155 (pbk.)