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A supplemental text for courses in education policy, adminstration, and program evaluation. Analyzes to what extent state and federal education policy has actually been implemented over the past 25 years, and to what degree the implementation has led to effectiveness. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780791406663
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 1/28/1991
  • Series: SUNY Series in Educational Leadership
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.85 (d)

Table of Contents


1. The Evolution of Education Policy Implementation
Allan R. Odden

2. Title I of ESEA: The Politics of Implementing Federal Education Reform
Jerome T. Murphy

3. The Utility of a Longitudinal Approach in Assessing Implementation: A Thirteen-Year View of Title I, ESEA
Michael Kirst and Richard Jung

4. The Maturation of Redistributive Programs
Paul Peterson, Barry Rabe, and Kenneth Wong

5. Interaction of State and Federal Programs
Mary T. Moore, Margaret E. Goertz, and Terry W. Hartle

6. Cumulative Effects of Federal Education Policies at the Local Level
Michael S. Knapp, Marian S. Stearns, Brenda J. Turnbull, Jane L. David, and Susan M. Peterson

7. Thinking About Program Quality
Allan R. Odden

8. The Rand Change Agent Study: Ten Years Later
Milbrey Wallin McLaughlin

9. Getting the Job Done: Alternative Policy Instruments
Lorraine M. McDonnell and Richard F. Elmore

10. Learning from Experience: Lessons from Policy Implementation
Milbrey Wallin McLaughlin

11. Research on Education Reform: Lessons on the Implementation of Policy
Susan Fuhrman, William Clune, and Richard Elmore

12. Implementation of the California Mathematics and Science Curriculum Frameworks
David D. Marsh and Allan R. Odden

13. Ideas and Values in Implementation Analysis: The Case of Teacher Policy
Lorraine M. McDonnell

14. School Restructuring: Implementing Middle School Reform
David D. Marsh and Patricia S. Crocker

15. Legislative Oversight of Education Policy Implementation
Priscilla Wohlstetter

16. New Patterns of Education Policy Implementation and Challenges for the 1990s
Allan R. Odden




Author Index

Subject Index

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