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Education and the Commercial Mindset

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ISBN-10: 0674986849

ISBN-13: 9780674986848

Edition: N/A

Authors: Samuel E. Abrams

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America's commitment to public schooling once seemed unshakable. But today the movement to privatize K-12 education is stronger than ever. Samuel Abrams examines the rise of market forces in public education and reveals how a commercial mindset has taken over. "[An] outstanding book." --Carol Burris, Washington Post "Given the near-complete absence of public information and debate about the stealth effort to privatize public schools, this is the right time for the appearance of [this book]. Samuel E. Abrams, a veteran teacher and administrator, has written an elegant analysis of the workings of market forces in education." --Diane Ravitch, New York Review of Books "Education and the…    
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Book details

Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 10/8/2018
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 6.13" wide x 9.25" long x 1.10" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

Samuel E. Abrams is Director, National Center for the Study of Privatization in Education, Teachers College, Columbia University.