Blurring the Boundaries: A Case Study of Private Sector Involvement in Philadelphia Public Schools

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Publication Date
February 2007


This article describes the private sector involvement in Philadelphia public schools under the state takeover. This is a case study that focuses on the political and institutional context in which Philadelphia’s Diverse Provider Model has developed and the effects of this context on its evolution.


  • Eva Gold
  • Jolley Bruce Christman
  • Benjamin B. Herold