ERIC Number: ED528343
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Feb
Abstractor: As Provided
The Gift of Education: Public Education and Venture Philanthropy. Education, Politics and Public Life
Saltman, Kenneth J.
This is a cutting edge book that not only maps and criticizes venture philanthropy, but also offers a new and different way of conceptualizing public education in response to the neoliberal climate affecting all aspects of public education. This book contains the following chapters: (1) The Trojan School: How Venture Philanthropy is Corporatizing K-12; (2) Venture Philanthropy for a New Gilded Age; (3) The Gift of Education; (4) The Gift of Corporatizing Teacher Education; and (5) Giving the University the Business.
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Private Financial Support, Public Education, Higher Education, Philanthropic Foundations, Educational Finance, Commercialization, Political Attitudes, Teacher Education
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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