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The Blackboard and the Bottom Line

Why Schools Can't Be Businesses

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PAPERBACK

$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674025387

Publication Date: 09/15/2007

Academic Trade

272 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

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  • Preface
  • Introduction: Business and School Reform
  • 1. The Logic of the Reforms
  • 2. How the Reforms Have Changed Schools
  • 3. Why Schools Have Adopted the Reforms
  • 4. Limits to Business Influence
  • 5. Are Public Schools like Businesses?
  • 6. Has Business Influence Improved Schools?
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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