Private Enterprise and Public Education

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Frederick M. Hess, Michael B. Horn
Teachers College Press, 2013 - Education - 262 pages
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Contents

Introduction
1
Policies Target ForProfits
3
Can ForProfits Be an Agent of Reform?
4
Accounts of ForProfits Are Typically BlackandWhite
5
The Book Ahead
7
More Than Meets the Eye
11
The Costs and Benefits of Nonprofit and ForProfit Status
33
Crossing to the Dark Side?
57
The Role of ForProfits in K12 Online Learning
140
Philanthropic Dollars in Commercial Markets
154
Between Efficiency and Effectiveness
173
Would Steve Jobs Be a Hero if He Had Built an Education Company Every Bit as Good as Apple?
192
Conclusion
204
Notes
211
References
225
About the Contributors
239

Unequal Access
80
Beyond Good and Evil
100
Odd Man Out
121

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About the author (2013)

Frederick M. Hess is director of educaiton policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute. He writes the Education Week blog, Rick Hess Straight Up, and serves as executive editor of Education Next. Michael B. Horn is the co-founder and executive director of education of Innosight Institute.

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