The Origins of the Common Core: How the Free Market Became Public Education Policy, 1st Edition

  • D. Owens
  • Published By: Palgrave MacMillan
  • ISBN-10: 1137482680
  • ISBN-13: 9781137482686
  • DDC: 379.73
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 287 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released November 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The Nation Was at Risk and the Public Schools Did It.
2: Public Schools: Conservative Coalescence and the Socialist Threat.
3: Friedmanomics, School Vouchers, and Choice.
4: Corporate Superstars and an Inconvenient Truth.
5: Public Schools and a Third Way of Governing.
6: NCLB and the Texas Tall Tale.
7: Education Reform and the Deep State: An Alternate Universe.
8: The CCSS: Systemic Education Reform Writ Large.
9: CCSS: The Gorilla in the Room for Free Market Education Reform.
Conclusion Speaking Truth to Power: Reclaiming the Politics of Education Reform.