The Answer Sheet: Education as a Business


Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 01/09/2013

Education reform as a business

Here is an example of how school reform has become little more than a business in some arenas (and just how removed some reformers have gotten from classrooms and teachers and students and the actual dynamic of teaching and learning). It's the "Business Plan Competition" being run by the Yale School of Management.

By Valerie Strauss  |  11:59 AM ET, 01/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Education as a Business, Investing in Education, School Reform, The Profit Motive

Posted at 11:29 AM ET, 01/12/2011

Framing education as a business

If you have any doubt that business thinking has taken over the education policy debate, take a look at these invitations from two non-profit organizations in Washington D.C., the CATO Institute and the Center for American Progress.

By Valerie Strauss  |  11:29 AM ET, 01/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Education as Business | Tags:  bill clinton, cato institute, center for american progress, education as business, education buzzwords, education debate, education policy, john podesta, president clinton, public education, return on investment