Critic of Corporate Education Company to Speak - SUNY Cortland

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. 


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