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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Davies, Gareth, 1965-
See government grow.
Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, c2007
|Material Type:||Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
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|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.
"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