Politics, Ideology, and Education: Federal Policy During the Clinton and Bush Administration / Edition 1

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Overview

In this fascinating account, the author examines the politics of federal education policy through the lens of the most recent reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). Using the epic battle that spanned two Congresses and two presidential administrations, this book illustrates the new dynamics of political interactions and policy formulation as they affect public education issues.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780807746677
  • Publisher: Teachers College Press
  • Publication date: 3/8/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1
Pt. I Education policy and politics, 1990-2004
2 The increasing role of partisanship in congress 13
3 Federal education policy in the 1990s 27
Pt. II The 106th Congress, 1999-2000
4 The demise of the Clinton administration's proposal 41
5 Election year and stalemate in the senate 63
Pt. III The 107th Congress, 2001 : partisan loyalty and ideological defection
6 Bush, Kennedy, and the new democrats play alliance politics 81
7 Bargaining : choice, accountability, testing, and funding 92
8 The politics of passage : no child left behind becomes a law 111
Pt. IV Implications for education policy : 2002 and beyond
9 A rocky start to implementation, 2002-2004 129
10 Epilogue : the future of federal education policy in the twenty-first century 145
App House and Senate education committee membership, 106th and 107th Congresses
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