The Blackboard and the Bottom Line: Why Schools Can't Be Businesses / Edition 1

The Blackboard and the Bottom Line: Why Schools Can't Be Businesses / Edition 1

by Larry Cuban
     
 

In this provocative new book, Cuban takes aim at the alluring cliché that schools should be more businesslike, and shows that in its long history in business-minded America, no one has shown that a business model can be successfully applied to education.See more details below

Overview

In this provocative new book, Cuban takes aim at the alluring cliché that schools should be more businesslike, and shows that in its long history in business-minded America, no one has shown that a business model can be successfully applied to education.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674025387
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
09/15/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction : business and school reform1
1The logic of the reforms15
2How the reforms have changed schools39
3Why schools have adopted the reforms69
4Limits to business influence89
5Are public schools like businesses?118
6Has business influence improved schools?158

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