• Sociology
  • Published 2015

Disrupting the Education Monopoly: A Conversation with Reed Hastings.

@inproceedings{Jacobs2015DisruptingTE,
  title={Disrupting the Education Monopoly: A Conversation with Reed Hastings.},
  author={Joanne Lee Jacobs},
  year={2015}
}
NETFLIX CEO REED HASTINGS has given millions of dollars to start charter schools. He's put millions more into developing education software to personalize learning. But he doesn't just give money. He makes things change. And he is not a fan of school boards. The high-tech billionaire--he hit the "b" this year, according to Forbes--led and financed a 1998 campaign that forced the California legislature to liberalize its restrictive charter law. He served on the California Board of Education for… CONTINUE READING