Education Reform

Education Reform

by Ian C. Friedman




A curriculum specialist surveys the current contentious issues in US education reform—from accountability to school safety policies —in a historical, legal, and biographical framework. He also provides an annotated bibliography and other research guidance. Includes a glossary, resources, and excerpts from landmark educational reports, acts, and cases from 1918-2002. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780816049622
Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/28/2003
Series: Library in a Book Series
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 14 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Part I Overview of the Topic

Chapter 1 Introduction to Education Reform 3

Chapter 2 The Law and Education Reform 56

Chapter 3 Chronology 101

Chapter 4 Biographical Listing 114

Chapter 5 Glossary 122

Part II Guide to Further Research

Chapter 6 How to Research Education Reform Issues 135

Chapter 7 Annotated Bibliography 144

Chapter 8 Organizations and Agencies 187

Part III Appendices

Appendix A Excerpts from Cardinal Principles of Secondary Education, 1918 199

Appendix B President Lyndon B. Johnson's Remarks upon Signing the Elementary and Secondary Education Bill (HR 2362), April 11, 1965 209

Appendix C Excerpts from A Nation at Risk, National Commission on Excellence in Education, April 1983 212

Appendix D Excerpt from GOALS 2000: Educate America Act, January 25, 1994 227

Appendix E Excerpts from Susan Tave Zelman, Superintendent of Public Instruction of Ohio, et al. v. Doris Simmons-Harris et al., June 27, 2002 232

Appendix F U.S. Secretary of Education's Overview of Key Policy Provisions in No Child Left Behind Act, July 24, 2002 242

Appendix G Statistics State Charter School Enrollment and Operation 250

Index 253

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