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  1. 1. Schooling and the Marketplace<br />PED3102 IJ<br />Tamara Brand,Amy Oswick, Ali Rushon & Andrea Stupak<br />
  2. 2. Overview<br />Poster<br />Videos<br />3 Main Points<br />Individual Article Analysis<br />Case Study<br />ERE/Closing<br />
  3. 3. Schooling for<br />Education or Money?<br />
  4. 4. Major Ideas<br />“THE POWER OF THE MARKET  EDUCATION”<br /><br />“INTRODUCTION TO SCHOOL CHOICE”<br /><br />1. Education is highly valued in society.<br />2. Measuring Success?<br />3. Life is about choice. Truth or a myth?<br />
  5. 5. Article # 1: “Making the Grade”<br />Malcolm Gladwell. Making the Grade. [The New Yorker, 15 September 2003].<br />
  6. 6. “No Child Left Behind”<br />Assembly Line for Students<br />Standards  ‘Defect-Free Students’<br />Standardized Testing<br />How do you measure learning?<br />‘Feed Me Better Campaign’<br />
  7. 7. Article # 2: “School Choice? Or is it Privatization?”<br />Martin Carnoy. School Choice? Or Privatization? [Educational Researcher, 29 (7), 2000, p. 15-20]. <br />
  8. 8. The Educational Market:School Choice or Lack of?<br />Debate over privatization<br />Equality in education? <br />Moral Education? <br />The power of “VOICE”? <br />BUREAUCRACY AND EDUCATIONAL MARKET!!! Educational outcome dependent on larger corporate interests.<br />Example:<br />Introducing healthy school meals and Educational Outcomes<br />
  9. 9. Article # 3: “Public Schools; Making them Private.”<br />Milton Friedman. Public Schools: Make Them Private. [Education Economics, 5 (3), 1997, p.341-344]. <br />
  10. 10. Schools as a Free Enterprise<br />Public system needs radical reconstruction – privatization<br />Free enterprise = competition<br />The Voucher – only a transition, yet needs to be universal<br />Critical Analysis<br />Who pays?<br />How it is a Marketplace?<br />
  11. 11. Article # 4: “Education and Jobs; A Proactive View”<br />Henry Levin. Education and Jobs: A Proactive View. [Education and Work, Conferencing Proceedings, vol. 1. Toronto: O.I.S.E., p. 61-69]. <br />
  12. 12. Key to SuccessEducation & Work<br />In order to succeed in economic competition depends on ability to raise academic requirements and test scores<br />Economic challenge has education at its roots<br />Claims for education policy:<br />1. Jobs will require considerably more education <br /> than those in the mid 80s<br />2. Increase in test scores will have powerful impact <br /> in productivity<br />
  13. 13. Case Study, Electronic Research Essay, and Closing<br />