Must be plagiarism Free… Discussion One: In The Politics of American Education, Spring (2011) states:
The education business has moved from the days of simply selling books, maps, and other classroom apparatus to being a business with a multiplicity of vendors, including textbook publishers, software, open-source, and information companies, for-profit school management businesses, for-profit tutoring and test preparation centers, for-profit preschools, and for-profit testing corporations. Even non-profit organizations are driven by the desire to make money which results in high salaries for their managers (p. 150).
Many educational businesses seek to make a profit from education. Some of them include: textbook/software companies, charter schools, shadow education system, and testing companies.
Based on your assigned group, listed below by last name, discuss the specific ways your assigned entity uses educational policy for profit and describe your thoughts on this. • Textbook/Software Companies (Do this one. My last name begins with A-G which is a B) • Charter Schools (Last name begins with H-L) • Shadow Education System (Last name begins with M-R) • Testing Companies (Last name begins with S-Z) Discussion 2: School funding has been a sensitive topic among, teachers, students, parents, and community members for years. School funding has continually been reduced for various reasons. Take a moment to watch the video below, Spending on CA Prisoners Vs. Students – Special Report by Suzanne Phan, on the cost of education versus state prisoners: Does the federal government contribute sufficient support to public education in the United States? What should the role of state and local government be in school funding? Justify your position with specific examples. PLEASE PROVIDE IN TEXT CITATIONS EVEN IF YOU ONLY CAN CREATE THEM YOURSELF SOMEWHERE IN TEXT MATCHING THE REFERENCE.