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Policy Studies for Educational Leaders An Introduction

ISBN-10: 013099393X

ISBN-13: 9780130993939

Edition: 2nd 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Frances C. Fowler

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For courses in Educational Policy and Educational Leadership. The second edition of this comprehensive text once again encourages future educational leaders to be proactive rather than reactive, and equips them with an understanding of educational policy and the important political theories upon which it is based. Coverage not only addresses theory, analysis, development, and implementation of educational policy, but also explores the reasons for change in educational policy, ways to track its evolution, and techniques for influencing its ultimate destination. Finally, it wraps up with a look at the history of educational policy that helps put everything that has come before into an understandable context.
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Book details

List price: $104.20
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 4/28/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 416
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Policy-What It Is and Where It Comes From
Power and Education Policy
The Economy and Demographics
The Political System and Political Culture
Values and Ideology
The Major Education Policy Actors
Setting the Stage and Getting on It: Issue Definition and Agenda Setting
Getting the Words and the Money: Policy Formulation and Policy Adoption
Looking at Policies: Policy Instruments and Cost Effectiveness
Policy Implementation: Getting People to Carry Out a Policy
Policy Evaluation: Determining If the Policy Works
Education Policy in the United States: Retrospective and Prospective
Glossary
Useful Web Sites for Following Education Policy
How to Locate Government Web Sites for Specific States
References