ERIC Number: EJ725890
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Feb-1
Ivy-Covered Malls and Creeping Commercialism
Educational Leadership, v62 n5 p74 Feb 2005
The Simon Property Group, United States' largest mall developer, since 1998 has partnered with local public school systems to open 19 alternative public schools in malls in 11 states through its nonprofit Simon Youth Foundation. Lafayette Square's school, with a 200-student capacity is the newest and largest, which according to a watchdog group, shows commercialism in schools surged in 2003-2004.
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1703 N. Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22311. Web site: http://www.ascd.org.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United States