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Hidden Markets: The New Education Privatization

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Synopsis:

Drawing on analytic tools, The New Educational Privatization examines specific domains that the education industry has had particular influence on-home schooling, remedial instruction, management consulting, test development, data management, and staff development.

Synopsis:

Across the U.S., test publishers, software companies, and research firms are swarming to take advantage of the revenues made available by the No Child Left Behind Act. In effect, the education industry has assumed a central place in the day-to-day governance and administration of public schools a trend that has gone largely unnoticed by policymakers or the press until now. Drawing on analytic tools, Hidden Markets examines specific domains that the education industry has had particular influence on home schooling, remedial instruction, management consulting, test development, data management, and staff development. Burch's analysis demonstrates that only when we subject the education industry to systematic and in-depth critical analysis can we begin to demand more corporate accountability and organize to halt the slide of education funds into the market.

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ISBN:
9780415955669
Publisher:
Routledge
Subject:
Privatization in education.
Author:
Patricia Burch
Author:
Arends, Richard
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Finance
Subject:
Privatization in education -- United States.
Subject:
Effective teaching
Subject:
Learning, psychology of
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - General
Subject:
Education-Classroom Resources
Publication Date:
20090131
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
200

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"Synopsis" by , Drawing on analytic tools, The New Educational Privatization examines specific domains that the education industry has had particular influence on-home schooling, remedial instruction, management consulting, test development, data management, and staff development.
"Synopsis" by , Across the U.S., test publishers, software companies, and research firms are swarming to take advantage of the revenues made available by the No Child Left Behind Act. In effect, the education industry has assumed a central place in the day-to-day governance and administration of public schools a trend that has gone largely unnoticed by policymakers or the press until now. Drawing on analytic tools, Hidden Markets examines specific domains that the education industry has had particular influence on home schooling, remedial instruction, management consulting, test development, data management, and staff development. Burch's analysis demonstrates that only when we subject the education industry to systematic and in-depth critical analysis can we begin to demand more corporate accountability and organize to halt the slide of education funds into the market.
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