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A History of Education in Kentucky

William E. Ellis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129778
eISBN:
9780813135724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129778.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book is divided into four periods: 1775 to the beginning of the Civil War, the Civil War to 1900, 1900 to 1941, and World War II to the mid-1980s. Where K12 and higher education intersect, these ... More


Epilogue: Whither Education in Kentucky?

William E. Ellis

in A History of Education in Kentucky

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129778
eISBN:
9780813135724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129778.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the reforms brought about through the Kentucky Education Reform Act and the changes that occurred in higher education from the Patton years to the near present. Education in ... More


Education Reform: The Christmas Miracle

Charles C. Bolton

in William F. Winter and the New Mississippi: A Biography

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037870
eISBN:
9781621039488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037870.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes Winter’s efforts to reform the public education system. Winter believed that better public schools and a more educated citizenry were necessary to create a stronger state ... More


The changing policy context

Mike Feintuck and Roz Stevens

in School admissions and accountability: Planning, choice or chance?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447306238
eISBN:
9781447310815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306238.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Themes, and variations within them, are considered. They have informed debate about school admissions as an aspect of education policy (and social policy more generally) in England post-1945. A ... More


Transforming the Elite: Black Students and the Desegregation of Private Schools

Michelle A. Purdy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643496
eISBN:
9781469643519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643496.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

When traditionally white public schools in the South became sites of massive resistance in the wake of the Supreme Court's Brown v. Board of Education decision, numerous white students exited the ... More


Admissions in a quasi-market system: policy development 1988 to 2012

Mike Feintuck and Roz Stevens

in School admissions and accountability: Planning, choice or chance?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447306238
eISBN:
9781447310815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306238.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the political steps, and the legislative and regulatory approaches taken by central government, to secure the necessary pre-conditions for establishing choice as the key policy ... More


Realizing Educational Rights: Advancing School Reform through Courts and Communities

Anne Newman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226071749
eISBN:
9780226071886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226071886.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In this book, Anne Newman addresses urgent moral and policy questions about educational justice in a democratic society. She focuses on two questions that arise at the intersection of political ... More


Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth: A Case Study in Community Organizing

Anne Newman

in Realizing Educational Rights: Advancing School Reform through Courts and Communities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226071749
eISBN:
9780226071886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226071886.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In Chapter 5, I examine rights claims that are expressed and pursued outside courtrooms through a case study of a leading community organization, Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth in San ... More


Knowledge Mobilisation and Education Policy Making in China

Chengwen Hong, Leiyu Mo, Yan Meng, Yipeng Tang, Xianming Xia, and Yijuan He

in The impact of research in education: An international perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306207
eISBN:
9781447310990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306207.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter uses knowledge mobilisation (KM) to look at issues in education in the People's Republic of China. The first part provides background about the Chinese education system, research ... More


1985–2006: Making Measurable Progress

Danny McKenzie

in A Time to Speak: Speeches by Jack Reed

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731309
eISBN:
9781604733402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731309.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter describes Jack Reed’s activities between 1985 and 2006. On June 22, 1985 Reed addressed the Mississippi Press Association at its annual luncheon meeting in Biloxi, where he thanked the ... More


Introduction

Anne Newman

in Realizing Educational Rights: Advancing School Reform through Courts and Communities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226071749
eISBN:
9780226071886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226071886.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The introduction provides an overview of the book’s argument for a right to education and how that right can be realized through democratic activism. The introduction first notes how rights discourse ... More


Implications of the College Expansion Policy for Social Stratification

Wei-Jun Jean Yeung

in Chinese Social Policy in a Time of Transition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199990313
eISBN:
9780199346363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199990313.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

In 1999, China implemented one of the most important educational policies in recent decades–college expansion, allowing more than five times as many youth per year to attend colleges since then. This ... More


The rise of plural control1

Philip A. Woodes

in Transforming education policy: Shaping a democratic future

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427366
eISBN:
9781447304067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427366.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter examines the 1988 Education Reform Act in England. It particularly examines the change in governance that took place, highlighting the development of an education system that is more in ... More


1964–1984: An Indefatigable Champion of Public Education

Danny McKenzie

in A Time to Speak: Speeches by Jack Reed

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731309
eISBN:
9781604733402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731309.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter focuses on Jack Reed’s activities in support of public education. Throughout the sixties, seventies, and eighties, Reed played an active role in the growth of the Community Development ... More


Extended-Service Schools as a District-Wide Strategy

Thomas W. Payzant

in Community Schools in Action: Lessons from a Decade of Practice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195169591
eISBN:
9780197562178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195169591.003.0029
Subject:
Education, Schools Studies

Approaches to education reform rarely follow a simple, linear path. Rather than pursuing one approach single-mindedly over an extended period of years, ... More


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