Critic of Corporate Education Company to Speak

 Critic of Corporate Education Company to Speak

09/25/2013 

Alan Singer, an outspoken analyst and critic of increasing corporate influence in public education, will share his perspective on Pearson Inc., one of the biggest players in the for-profit education industry, on Tuesday, Oct. 1.

Singer, director of secondary education social studies at Hofstra University, will present “Edu-Business at Work: Pearson Incorporated’s Role in Public Education in New York State and Beyond” at 7 p.m in Sperry Hall, Room 205.

He is the author of numerous articles in the Huffington Post that take Pearson to task for a variety of failings.

The event is sponsored by the Teacher Professional Development Network, the SUNY Cortland History Department and the SUNY Cortland Literacy Department. 


More News

It’s Been a Marvelous 99 Years for Malvie Cook ’38

It’s Been a Marvelous 99 Years for Malvie Cook ’38

Malvina “Malvie” Cook Hunt ’38 will be honored as the “Most Mature” attendee during Alumni Reunion 2015.


Adventurous Young Grad STOKED to Help Teens

Adventurous Young Grad STOKED to Help Teens

Molly Fogarty ’11 has turned her love for action sports into a career with a non-profit that helps city kids skate, surf and ski.


Women’s Soccer Success Starts in Cortland

Women’s Soccer Success Starts in Cortland

Before the Women’s World Cup existed, the 1980 team won the sport’s first collegiate national title.


Turn off your lights and open your blinds!

Turn off your lights and open your blinds!

Daylight Hour will be from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, June 19


Lecture Hall Naming to Mark Graduate’s Legacy

Lecture Hall Naming to Mark Graduate’s Legacy

Sperry Center, Room 105 will be named the David J. Vittor ’67 Lecture Hall.


Lunchtime Series to Focus on Economic Inequality

Lunchtime Series to Focus on Economic Inequality

The College kicks off a monthly series addressing economic inequality beginning Tuesday, June 23.


College to Mark 50 Years for Antlers, Hoxie Gorge

College to Mark 50 Years for Antlers, Hoxie Gorge

Celebrations are planned in July for Hoxie Gorge and August for Antlers.


New Programs Enhance Study Abroad Options

New Programs Enhance Study Abroad Options

Summer study abroad offers ever more options for SUNY Cortland students.


Best of SUNY Art Exhibition Features Two Students

Best of SUNY Art Exhibition Features Two Students

Works by Patricia Endy and Giotto Zampogna now are on display.


College Tops Among New York Schools in Final Directors’ Cup Standings

College Tops Among New York Schools in Final Directors’ Cup Standings

The top Division III athletics program in New York state belongs to SUNY Cortland.


Explore

Visit

Contact