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Introduction

Benjamin Michael Superfine

in The Courts and Standards-Based Education Reform

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195337488
eISBN:
9780199868667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337488.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the structure and main argument of the book, and situates the book at the nexus of two converging trends: the courts' increasing role in education ... More


The Courts and Standards-Based Education Reform

Benjamin Michael Superfine

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195337488
eISBN:
9780199868667
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337488.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Since the Supreme Court decided Brown v. Board of Education in 1954, the courts have become an increasingly important force in education policy. This book examines the recent convergence of the ... More


A New Federal Role Is Born, 1993–1994

Jesse H. Rhodes

in An Education in Politics: The Origins and Evolution of No Child Left Behind

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449710
eISBN:
9780801464195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449710.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter focuses on the period of 1993–1994, which witnessed enactment of the Goals 2000: Educate America Act and the Improving America's Schools Act. It begins by examining states' responses to ... More


The Road to No Child Left Behind, 1995–2002

Jesse H. Rhodes

in An Education in Politics: The Origins and Evolution of No Child Left Behind

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449710
eISBN:
9780801464195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449710.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter focuses on the period between 1995 and 2002, which was bookended by the “Republican Revolution” against big government and by the passage of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act in 2002. ... More


“Yes We Can” Improve America’s Schools?: From No Child Left Behind to President Obama’s Education Initiatives, 2003–2011

Jesse H. Rhodes

in An Education in Politics: The Origins and Evolution of No Child Left Behind

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449710
eISBN:
9780801464195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449710.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter focuses on the period between 2003 and 2011, which encompasses reaction against No Child Left Behind as well as the Obama administration's ambitious initiatives. It begins by describing ... More


Introduction

Donald J. Peurach

in Seeing Complexity in Public Education: Problems, Possibilities, and Success for All

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199736539
eISBN:
9780199914593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736539.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The introduction identifies the central theme of the book: that of complexity as manifest in interdependencies among underperforming schools, programs of reform, the organizations that advance those ... More


Crafting Effective Remedies: Comparative Institutional Perspectives

in Courts and Kids: Pursuing Educational Equity through the State Courts

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226706191
eISBN:
9780226706184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226706184.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Ensuring a sound basic education for all children is an affirmative mandate of most state constitutions, and this egalitarian imperative has also been adopted as the United States' paramount ... More


Raising the Bar: Input-Driven Accountability Policies and Achievement Outcomes

Jaekyung Lee

in The Anatomy of Achievement Gaps: Why and How American Education is Losing (but can still Win) the War on Underachievement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190217648
eISBN:
9780190457921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190217648.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter addresses the questions of school productivity and educational input standards in terms of accountability. How effective are input-driven educational policies in improving academic ... More


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