Understanding Educational Reform: A Reference Handbook

Understanding Educational Reform: A Reference Handbook

by Raymond A. Horn, Jr.
     
 

ISBN-10: 1576078086

ISBN-13: 9781576078082

Pub. Date: 11/05/2002

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

The only handbook of its kind to bring together materials from a wide range of authoritative works, providing the reader with a comprehensive overview of reform in American education.

• Eight narrative chapters address the history, chronology, politics, and processes of educational reform

• An extensive bibliography of print and nonprint resources as

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Overview

The only handbook of its kind to bring together materials from a wide range of authoritative works, providing the reader with a comprehensive overview of reform in American education.

• Eight narrative chapters address the history, chronology, politics, and processes of educational reform

• An extensive bibliography of print and nonprint resources as well as detailed appendixes

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781576078082
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/05/2002
Series:
Contemporary Education Issues Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
354
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)
Age Range:
12 Years

Table of Contents

Series Editor's Preface
Preface
Ch. 1The Essential Questions about Educational Reform1
Ch. 2The History of Reform in American Education31
Ch. 3Chronology65
Ch. 4The Politics of Educational Reform81
Ch. 5The Process of Educational Reform109
Ch. 6The Dilemma of Educational Research157
Ch. 7Reform in Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment197
Ch. 8The Role of the Public in Education Reform229
Ch. 9Resistance to Reform247
Ch. 10Selected Print and Nonprint Resources267
Glossary297
Index315
About the Author339

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