Political Education National Policy Comes of Age

ISBN-10: 0807751510

ISBN-13: 9780807751510

Edition: 2nd 2010 (Revised)

Authors: Richard Riley, Ted Sanders, Christopher T. Cross

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Political insider Christopher Cross has updated his critically acclaimed book to reflect recent education policy developments, including the impact of the Obama administration and Race to the Top” and the controversy over NCLB’s reauthorization. Featuring a new introduction and the addition of postscripts for key chapters, this important book traces the evolution of federal education policy during the latter half of the 20th century.
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Book details

List price: $28.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Teachers College Press, Teachers College, Columbia University
Publication date: 8/31/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Ted Sanders, Universiteit Utrecht, The Netherlands; Eve Sweetser, University of California, Berkeley, USA.

Introduction: A Policy Primer
The New Millennium: Bush and Obama
Setting the Stage: The Early History
The Truman and Eisenhower Years: Impact Aid and NDEA Pass; Construction Support and General Aid Fail
The Kennedy and Johnson Years: Failure and, Finally, Success
The Nixon, Ford, and Carter Years: From Trust to Nailing Everything Down
The Reagan Years: The Bully Pulpit and Loosening the Strings
Two Bushes and a Clinton: Remarkable Bipartisanship Expands the Federal Role
Leaving No Child Behind
Lessons Learned from a Half-Century of Federal Policy Development
The Future Federal Role: Observations and Ideas
Suggested Reading
About the Author
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