Private Money in US Education

The Education Policy Group of DAF, headed by Amy Sulkis Below, invites you to hear Megan Tompkins-Strange address the issue of how the creeping acceptance of private money has supported and accentuated inequality in general. Philanthropy (including corporate philanthropy) has an impact on public education. There is the question of charter schools and also that of private on-line education (secondary and higher), among others. This is an issue on which Democrats have ambiguous positions, and any debate is interesting.
 
Megan Tompkins-Stange is an assistant professor of public policy at the University of Michigan and is in Paris for a sabbatical. She is the author of Policy Patrons: Philanthropy, Education Reform, and the Politics of Influence (Harvard Education Press, 2016). Her research and teaching interests center on K-12 education and nonprofit management, with a focus on the influence of private philanthropy on public education policy and reform.  
WHEN
December 06, 2018 at 6:45pm - 8:45pm
WHERE
Chez Connie Borde
240bis Bd St-Germain
Paris 75007
France
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Constance Borde ·
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Barbara Allemand Jayne De Sesa caroline carr Curtis Young Richard Sack Marjorie Lallemand Kimberly Velasco Denise Grassart Alex Lane Katherine Hyman Alex Horeaux Arnie Egel Brigitte Rutenberg Constance Borde Alison Clayson Judith Symonds Amy Below R Simoni Annie-France Cheriki Michael Bartley Marjorie Bernstein Steve Laughlin Madeleine Smith-Spanier

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