An education in politics : the origins and evolution of No Child Left Behind
Source:American institutions and society, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, N.Y., p.250 (2012)
Call Number:Cubb LC89 .R47 2012
Keywords:Education and state--United States--History--20th century, Education and state--United States--History--21st century, United States. No Child Left Behind Act of 2001
Contents: Introduction : explaining the development of American education policymaking -- The structure of American education policy before 1980 -- A new direction in American education policy, 1980-1988 -- Federal school reform builds momentum, 1989-1992 -- A new federal role is born, 1993-1994 -- The road to No Child Left Behind, 1995-2002 -- "Yes we can" improve America's schools? : from No Child Left Behind to President Obama's education initiatives, 2003-2011 -- Conclusion : institutionally bounded entrepreneurship and the future of American education policymaking.
"In An Education in Politics, Jesse H. Rhodes explains the uneven development of federal involvement in education....Built atop existing decentralized polities, new federal reforms raised difficult questions about which level of government bore ultimate responsibilities for improving schools."