Political Education: National Policy Comes of Age, The Updated Edition / Edition 2

Political Education: National Policy Comes of Age, The Updated Edition / Edition 2

by Christopher Cross
     
 

ISBN-10: 0807751510

ISBN-13: 9780807751510

Pub. Date: 08/01/2010

Publisher: Teachers College Press

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…  See more details below

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807751510
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Publication date:
08/01/2010
Edition description:
Updated
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Richard Riley Ted Sanders vii

Preface ix

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction: A Policy Primer xiii

The New Millennium: Bush and Obama xvii

1 Setting the Stage: The Early History 1

2 The Truman and Eisenhower Years: Impact Aid and NDEA Pass; Construction Support and General Aid Fail 5

3 The Kennedy and Johnson Years: Failure and, Finally, Success 15

4 The Nixon, Ford, and Carter Years: From Trust to Nailing Everything Down 41

5 The Reagan Years: The Bully Pulpit and Loosening the Strings 71

6 Two Bushes and a Clinton: Remarkable Bipartisanship Expands the Federal Role 91

7 Leaving No Child Behind Paul Manna 126

8 Lessons Learned from a Half-Century of Federal Policy Development 144

9 The Future Federal Role: Observations and Ideas 158

Notes 173

References 175

Suggested Reading 183

Index 185

About the Author 195

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