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Educational Entrepreneurship: Realities, Challenges, Possibilities


reviewed by Larry Rosenstock February 12, 2007

coverTitle: Educational Entrepreneurship: Realities, Challenges, Possibilities
Author(s): Frederick M. Hess (Ed.)
Publisher: Harvard Education Publishing Group, Cambridge
ISBN: 1891792253 , Pages: 299, Year: 2006
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When I was asked to review Rick Hess’s recent book, Educational Entrepreneurship: Realities, Challenges, Possibilities (Harvard Education Press, 2006), I was very happy to do so, partly because, having often been called one, I wanted to know what an educational entrepreneur actually is. On the one hand, the articles collected in this volume are informative and thought-provoking, and I highly recommend the book to anyone interested in this emerging field—practitioner, student, or theoretician. On the other hand, I still don’t know what an educational entrepreneur is. There are eleven collected authors and almost that many definitions. But perhaps that is not such bad news after all. As far as I know, this is the first book attempting to define and analyze the impact of entrepreneurship in education, and as such, it includes a broad array of topics, perspectives, and conclusions. One area of dispute is whether entrepreneurship in education is defined... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: February 12, 2007
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 13267, Date Accessed: 10/21/2017 10:56:56 PM

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