The Educational Cost of Schoolhouse Commercialism

Organization: National Education Policy Center
Author: Alex Molnar, Faith Boninger, Joseph Fogarty
Published: November 1, 2011

This report argues that, often, school-business partnerships are little more than marketing arrangements with little if any educational benefit and the potential to harm to children in a variety of ways. The 2010-2011 Annual Report on Schoolhouse Commercializing Trends considers how commercializing activities in schools harm children educationally.