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Political agendas for education : from race to the top to saving the planet

Author: Joel H Spring
Publisher: New York, NY : Routledge, 2014.
Series: Sociocultural, political, and historical studies in education.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Fifth editionView all editions and formats
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The Fifth Edition of Joel Spring's ongoing documentation and analysis of political agendas for education reflects the major political issues in education since 2008. This edition focuses on the education sections of the 2012 Republican, Democratic, Green, and Libertarian Party platforms. Taking a fresh look at the social and political forces, educational research, and ideologies shaping the educational agendas of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Spring, Joel.
Political Agendas for Education.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joel H Spring
ISBN: 9781134626366 1134626363 9780203486894 0203486897
OCLC Number: 875098702
Description: 1 online resource (169 pages).
Contents: Cover; Political Agendas for Education; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; 1 Democrats for Education Reform: Race to the Top; Questioning Democratic Education Goals; Democrats, Education, Poverty, and Elementary and Secondary Education Act; Democrats for Education Reform: Continuing the War on Poverty; Democrats for Education Reform: Quality Teachers and the Unions; Race to the Top and Democrats for Education Reform; Charter Schools and Poverty; Democrats and Common Curriculum Standards; Common Core State Standards: Democrats for Education Reform and Race to the Top. Conclusion2 The Political Coup Known as Race to the Top; Investing in Race to the Top; Race to the Top and Education Industry; Making Money in New York; Race to the Top, Attitudes about Public Schools, and Ideology; Economists Take Charge: Alternative Teacher Certification and Evaluation; No Child Left Behind, Race to the Top and Economic Segregation; Teach For America, The New Teacher Project, and Teacher Training and Evaluation; Conclusion; 3 The Republican Party, Race to the Top, and Choice; RNC Resolution on the Common Core State Standards and the 2012 Republican Platform. Republicans and School ChoiceRepublicans and Free Market Theory; Planning an Educational Revolution: The Trickle-Down Theory of Ideas and No Child Left Behind; The Heritage Foundation and the AEI: Marketing School Reform; The Manhattan Institute and the Republican Agenda; Christian Coalition: Religious Politics; Thomas B. Fordham Institute and the Educational Excellence Network; Republicans, Business, and Human Capital; Conclusion; 4 The Republican Education Agenda: The Culture Wars; Social Issues 2012 Campaign; The Republican Education Agenda and the Culture Wars. Standards and Tests: The Politics of CultureRepublicans: Pro-Life, Abstinence, and Creationism; Compassionate Conservatism and No Child Left Behind; Compassionate Conservatives and No Child Left Behind; No Child Left Behind and School Prayer; Pornography, Family Planning, and Traditional Marriage; Evolution Versus Creationism; Creation Museum; Conclusion: The Cross and the Flag; 5 Green and Libertarian Party Agendas; Green Party: Educating Critical and Active Citizens; Green Party: Art Education and Political Activism; Green Party: Sustainability and Consumerism. Green Party 2000: Ralph Nader, Consumerism, and EducationThe Libertarian Party: Separation of School and State; Conclusion: Saving the Planet and the Education Marketplace; 6 New Agenda for American Schools; Issues Requiring a New Agenda for American Schools; New Agenda for American Schools: Constitutional Amendment; New Agenda for American Schools: Long Life and Happiness; New Agenda for American Schools: Environmental Education; Conclusion: The Promise of a New Agenda for American Schools; Index.
Series Title: Sociocultural, political, and historical studies in education.
Responsibility: Joel Spring.

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The Fifth Edition of Joel Spring's ongoing documentation and analysis of political agendas for education reflects the major political issues in education since 2008. This edition focuses on the education sections of the 2012 Republican, Democratic, Green, and Libertarian Party platforms. Taking a fresh look at the social and political forces, educational research, and ideologies shaping the educational agendas of these political parties and a comparative approach, the book stimulates reflection and discussion. New coverage in the Fifth Edition includes: The political coup called.

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