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For-profit education, Mitchell Young, book editor

Label
For-profit education
Title
For-profit education
Statement of responsibility
Mitchell Young, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This volume explores the topics relating to for-profit education by presenting varied expert opinions that examine many of the different aspects that comprise these issues. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications. Allows the reader to attain the higher-level critical thinking and reading skills that are essential in a culture of diverse and contradictory opinions
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
378.73
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
LB2328.52.U6
LC item number
F68 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Young, Mitchell
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • For-profit universities and colleges
  • Education, Higher
Label
For-profit education, Mitchell Young, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-206) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • For-profit alternative schools take advantage of failing students
  • Joel Rubin,
  • Nancy Cleeland
  • Buyers of educational services must be wary if children and taxpayers are to benefit /
  • Chester E. Finn Jr.,
  • Frederick M. Hess
  • Ch 1.
  • Does for-profit education meet the needs of school children? :
  • For-profit and privately managed schools benefit children in low-performing districts
  • Lisa Snell
  • For-profit education benefits big business, not students
  • Stephen L. Lendman
  • Politics plays a role in evaluating the results of for-profit schools
  • Keith B. Richburg
  • Recruiters for for-profit institutions mislead potential students
  • Gregory Kutz
  • Federal regulations will increase oversight of student debt at for-profit colleges
  • Katherine Mangu-Ward
  • Threat of regulation has led for-profit colleges to reform themselves
  • The Economist
  • Ch 2.
  • Does for-profit education meet the needs of college students? :
  • For-profit colleges serve non-traditional students well
  • Michael Seiden
  • For-profit colleges recruit students who are unprepared for college
  • Joshua Woods
  • For-profit education provides practical and convenient instruction
  • Hans Schatz
  • The for-profit business model dominates discourse about education
  • Thomas Nelson,
  • Bruce A. Jones
  • Public schools rely increasingly on private contractors /
  • Patricia Burch
  • Ch 3.
  • Is for-profit education a viable business model? :
  • Making a profit from schools requires careful management of costs
  • Steven F. Wilson
  • Profit-seeking educational institutions use dollars efficiently
  • Neal McCluskey
  • Nonprofit charter schools hide for-profit real estate deals
  • Jennie Smith
  • Voucher programs lead to government interference in private schools
  • Gregory Rome,
  • Walter Block
  • Entrepreneurs are selling e-learning to traditional public schools
  • Constance Gustke
  • The partisan debate over privatization of education will continue
  • Jeffrey R. Henig
  • Ch 4.
  • What is the future role of for-profit education in the United States? :
  • Fully funded school choice will give a role to for-profit education
  • Scott Franklin Abernathy
  • The government seeks to suppress for-profit higher education
  • Brian Darling
  • Voucher programs are key to improving public schools
  • Greg Forster
Control code
ocn707965518
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
219 pages
Isbn
9780737758375
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011018408
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
99945816554
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)707965518
Label
For-profit education, Mitchell Young, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-206) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • For-profit alternative schools take advantage of failing students
  • Joel Rubin,
  • Nancy Cleeland
  • Buyers of educational services must be wary if children and taxpayers are to benefit /
  • Chester E. Finn Jr.,
  • Frederick M. Hess
  • Ch 1.
  • Does for-profit education meet the needs of school children? :
  • For-profit and privately managed schools benefit children in low-performing districts
  • Lisa Snell
  • For-profit education benefits big business, not students
  • Stephen L. Lendman
  • Politics plays a role in evaluating the results of for-profit schools
  • Keith B. Richburg
  • Recruiters for for-profit institutions mislead potential students
  • Gregory Kutz
  • Federal regulations will increase oversight of student debt at for-profit colleges
  • Katherine Mangu-Ward
  • Threat of regulation has led for-profit colleges to reform themselves
  • The Economist
  • Ch 2.
  • Does for-profit education meet the needs of college students? :
  • For-profit colleges serve non-traditional students well
  • Michael Seiden
  • For-profit colleges recruit students who are unprepared for college
  • Joshua Woods
  • For-profit education provides practical and convenient instruction
  • Hans Schatz
  • The for-profit business model dominates discourse about education
  • Thomas Nelson,
  • Bruce A. Jones
  • Public schools rely increasingly on private contractors /
  • Patricia Burch
  • Ch 3.
  • Is for-profit education a viable business model? :
  • Making a profit from schools requires careful management of costs
  • Steven F. Wilson
  • Profit-seeking educational institutions use dollars efficiently
  • Neal McCluskey
  • Nonprofit charter schools hide for-profit real estate deals
  • Jennie Smith
  • Voucher programs lead to government interference in private schools
  • Gregory Rome,
  • Walter Block
  • Entrepreneurs are selling e-learning to traditional public schools
  • Constance Gustke
  • The partisan debate over privatization of education will continue
  • Jeffrey R. Henig
  • Ch 4.
  • What is the future role of for-profit education in the United States? :
  • Fully funded school choice will give a role to for-profit education
  • Scott Franklin Abernathy
  • The government seeks to suppress for-profit higher education
  • Brian Darling
  • Voucher programs are key to improving public schools
  • Greg Forster
Control code
ocn707965518
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
219 pages
Isbn
9780737758375
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011018408
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
99945816554
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)707965518

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