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See government grow : education politics from Johnson to Reagan

Author: Gareth Davies
Publisher: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Congress endorsed aid to schools in 1965, the idea that the federal government had any responsibility for public education was controversial. This book explains why federal role in schools  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Davies, Gareth, 1965-
See government grow.
Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, c2007
(OCoLC)622135124
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gareth Davies
ISBN: 9780700615322 0700615326
OCLC Number: 137325165
Description: xii, 387 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Race, religion, and reds --
Making history : the passage of ESEA --
Putting down roots, 1965-1968 --
How much? budget battles, 1969-1977 --
Ending massive resistance : the federal government and southern school desegregation, 1964-1970 --
Education reform in the Nixon administration : the case of bilingual education --
Transforming special education : the genesis of the Education For All Handicapped Children Act --
Compensatory education through the courts : the politics of school finance --
Teacher power : Carter, NEA, and the creation of the Department of Education --
Education and the Reagan revolution.
Responsibility: Gareth Davies.
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"Spirited and splendidly researched, Davies's book will force readers to revise their thinking about the course of late twentieth century political history." James T. Patterson, author of Restless Read more...

 
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