Hired Guns on Astroturf: How to Buy and Sell School Reform

Hired Guns on Astroturf: How to Buy and Sell School Reform Abstract: If you want to change government policy, change the politicians who make it. The implications of this truism have now taken hold in the market-modeled "education reform movement." As a result, the private funders and nonprofit groups that run the movement have overhauled their strategy. They've gone political as never before—like the National Rifle Association or Big Pharma or (ed re-formers emphasize) the teachers' unions. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Dissent University of Pennsylvania Press

Hired Guns on Astroturf: How to Buy and Sell School Reform

Dissent, Volume 59 (2) – Mar 22, 2012

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Abstract: If you want to change government policy, change the politicians who make it. The implications of this truism have now taken hold in the market-modeled "education reform movement." As a result, the private funders and nonprofit groups that run the movement have overhauled their strategy. They've gone political as never before—like the National Rifle Association or Big Pharma or (ed re-formers emphasize) the teachers' unions.

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Published: Mar 22, 2012

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