The Culture of Education Policy

The Culture of Education Policy

by Sandra Stein

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ISBN-13: 9780807777176
Publisher: Teachers College Press
Publication date: 02/16/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

From the Culture of Poverty to the Culture of Policyxi
Why Compensatory Education Policy?xiv
That Which Followsxvii
1.Policy as Cultural Construct1
The Policy Dozens2
The Rationale for Cultural Analysis of Policy5
The Culture of Policy Framework12
Cultural Consequences on Policy Implementation20
Equity Policies and Central Conflicts Within the Culture of Policy24
2.Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) in the War on the Culture of Poverty26
The Historical Moment27
Categories of Thought in Scholarly Discourse28
Legislating Ways of Seeing33
Disseminating Ways of Seeing41
3.Congressional Framing of Children in ESEA Title I Debates, 1965-199446
The 1960s: Saving the Poor Through Education48
The 1970s: Refining Policies and Programs57
The 1980s: Cutting and Consolidating71
The 1990s: Going Schoolwide79
In Search of a Discourse of Talents82
4.The School85
The Language and Rituals of Policy Culture86
Policy Changes and the Rituals of Practice105
5."Line Up for Integration!"108
Bilingual Education and Desegregation Policies in the Studied Schools109
Remedy Rituals: Organizing the School Day for "Integration"117
The Meaning of "Integration" in the Language of Practitioners121
Race-Based Messages in the Culture of Policy126
6.Possibility and Potential in the Culture of Education Policy130
The Culture of Policy and the No Child Left Behind Act131
Resisting the Culture of Policy136
Content Analysis of Congressional Discourse145
Multisite Qualitative Policy Analysis of School-Based Practices146
About the Author193

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