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The risky business of education policy, edited by Christopher H. Tienken, Carol A. Mullen

The risky business of education policy, edited by Christopher H. Tienken, Carol A. Mullen
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non fiction
Main title
The risky business of education policy
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edited by Christopher H. Tienken, Carol A. Mullen
Series statement
Kappa Delta Pi Co-Publications
"This work focuses commentary and analysis on some of the most pressing policy challenges facing public school educators and those invested in a healthy, vibrant public-school system. The book shares insights and makes recommendations from leading scholar-practitioners, namely from educational leadership and science education, on ways to ponder, navigate, and challenge serious policy issues. Each chapter contains stimulating ideas, useful information, and practical tips for school practitioners, higher education faculty, and constituent groups"--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Cover -- Half Title -- Series Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Table of Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Preface -- Foreword -- 1. Corporate Networks' Grip on the Public School Sector and Education Policy -- 2. Neoliberalism as a Policy Ventriloquist: Deconstructing the Discourse of Corporate America for Its Public Schools -- 3. Threats to Meaningful Reform of Civic Education -- 4. Brown versus Board Did Not Work: Finding a New Pathway to Educational Justice -- 5. Charter Schools' Impact on Public Education: Theory versus Reality -- 6. OECD, PISA, and Globalization: The Influence of the International Assessment Regime -- 7. Students as the Missing Actor in Education Reform -- 8. "We Come from Everywhere": Innovating Bi/Multilingual Principal Preparation Programs -- 9. Evaluating the Different SIDES of Education Policies: A Practical Policy Analysis Framework for School Leaders -- Contributor Biographies -- Index
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