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Author Saltman, Kenneth J., 1969-

Title The Edison Schools [electronic resource] : corporate schooling and the assault on public education / Kenneth J. Saltman.

Imprint New York : Routledge, 2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description vii, 238 p.
Series Positions
Positions (RoutledgeFalmer (Firm))
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [207]-225) and index.
Contents Introduction : pledging allegiance to the corporation -- The rise and fall -- But does it work? -- Edron : two brief studies in corporate unaccountability -- No contest : Edison's takeover of the Philadelphia schools and the lessons of public school competition -- Corporate schooling and the future of the public.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Edison Schools Inc. -- Case studies.
Privatization in education -- United States -- Case studies.
Business education -- United States -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 041594841X (hardback : alk. paper)
0415950465 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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