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Introduction: The Boardroom Progressives

Sarah Reckhow

in Follow the Money

Published in print December 2012 | ISBN: 9780199937738
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199980734 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937738.003.0001

Series: Studies in Postwar American Political Development

Introduction: The Boardroom Progressives

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Major foundations play a central role in a new urban education reform movement. The approach of these reformers echoes the ideas of early 20th century Progressive reformers, combined with new ambitions set forth in the No Child Left Behind legislation. The research strategy and overview of the book are presented.

Keywords: foundations; philanthropy; progressive; education reform; civic capacity; policy feedback

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Subjects: US Politics

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