A Policy History of Standards-Based Education in America

A Policy History of Standards-Based Education in America

by Boyce Brown


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781433127403
Publisher: Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 02/27/2015
Series: History of Schools and Schooling Series
Pages: 207
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Boyce Brown’s professional career has centered around school administration, non-profit administration, education law, teaching, and research. He earned two Masters and a PhD (in education policy) from the University of Hawaii. He is currently a research fellow with the Hawaii Educational Policy Center.

Table of Contents

Contents: The Uneasy Alliance between the Corporate Elite and the Movement Conservatives (1970s) – A Nation at Risk and a Decade of Reports (1980s-1990s) – Federal Education Policy Conflicts over Standards-based Education during the Bush and Clinton Years (1988-2000) – Hawaii, a Case Study (1991-present) – No Child Left Behind, Race to the Top, and Common Core.

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