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Giving Kids The Business

The Commercialization Of America's Schools, 1st Edition

By Alex Molnar

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The commercialization of public education is upon us. With much fanfare and plenty of controversy, plans to cash in on our public schools are popping up all over the country. Educator and award-winning commentator Alex Molnar has written the first book to both document the commercial invasion of public education and explain its alarming consequence

Table of Contents

1 Marching As If to War -- 2 And Now a Word from Our Sponsor -- 3 High-Tech Hucksters Go to School -- 4 Schools for Profit: Follow the Yellow Brick Road -- 5 Private School Vouchers: A False Choice -- 6 Charter Schools: The Smiling Face of Disinvestment -- 7 What the Market Can't Provide

About the Author

Alex Molnar is considered one of the nation's leading experts on the commercialization of public education, market-orietnted school reforms such as private school vouchers, for-profit schools, and charter schools. His views have been widely reported in newspaper and magazine articles, and he has been a frequent guest on radio and television programs. Molnar is professor and director of the Education Policy Studies labouratory in the College of Education at Arizona State University at Tempe.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
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EDUCATION / General