eBook Education Reference Guide:The Influence of Government & Politics, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1429835354
  • ISBN-13: 9781429835350
  • DDC: 379.73
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 118 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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The Education Reference Guide series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various educational topics. This volume offers an introduction to the influence of government and politics on public school accountability, curricula, funding, and ultimately on the students and faculty themselves. The essays first explore the various issues surrounding public school funding before examining student and teacher rights and the politics of United States education.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Education & the Economy.
2: Equalization Aid.
3: Title I.
4: Overcrowding in Schools.
5: Teacher's Unions - Past & Present.
6: Collective Bargaining & Teachers' Unions.
7: Teacher Tenure.
8: Busing.
9: De Facto Segregation.
10: School Choice.
11: Meritocracy.
12: Identity Politics in Education.
13: Cultural Capital & U.S. Education.
14: English-Only Movement.
15: Education in National Politics.
16: US Educational Indicators.
17: Education Interest Groups.
18: The Spellings Report.