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See Government Grow Education Politics from Johnson to Reagan

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ISBN-10: 0700618554

ISBN-13: 9780700618552

Edition: 2012

Authors: Gareth Davies

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When Congress endorsed substantial aid to schools in 1965, the idea that the federal government had any responsibility for public education was controversial. Twenty years later, not only had that controversy dissipated, Washington's role in education had dramatically expanded. Gareth Davies explores how both conservatives and liberals came to embrace the once daring idea of an active federal role in elementary and secondary education and uses that case to probe the persistence-and growth-of big government during a supposedly antigovernment era. By focusing on institutional changes in government that accompanied the civil rights revolution, Davies shows how initially fragile programs put…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: University Press of Kansas
Publication date: 9/27/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English