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The Gates Foundation and the future of U.S. "public" schools

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Routledge studies in education and neoliberalism ; 5, Routledge, New York, p.231 (2011)

Call Number:

Cubb LC243 .B55 G38 2011

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8815893

Keywords:

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Educational change--United States, Endowments--United States, Public schools--United States

Abstract:

Contents: From Carnegie to Gates : the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the venture philanthropy agenda for public education / Kenneth J. Saltman -- Power philanthropy : taking the public out of public education / Michael Klonsky -- The Gates Foundation's interventions into education, health, and food policies : -- Technology, power, and the privatization of political problems / David Hursh -- Marketing new schools for a new century : an examination of neoliberal school reform in New York City / Jessica Shiller -- Corporatism, KIPP, and cultural eugenics / Jim Horn -- Disabusing small-schools reformism : an alternative outlook on scaling up and down / Aimee Howley and Craig B. Howley -- Governing identity through neoliberal education initiatives : "get[ting] schooled" in the marketplace / Leslee Grey -- The Gates' Foundation and the future of U.S. public education : a call for scholars to counter misinformation campaigns / Philip E. Kovacs and H.K. Christie -- The giving business : venture philanthropy and the NewSchools venture fund / Jim Horn and Ken Libby -- Dear Bill: "grokking" education / Patti Lather -- An open letter to Bill Gates, Jr. (with a message to my colleagues) / David Gabbard -- Why current education reform efforts will fail / Marion Brady.

Publication Language:

eng