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This text is appropriate for courses in Educational Policy or Educational Leadership. With its reflective leadership approach, this comprehensive text provides coverage of theory, analysis, development, and implementation of educational policy with the education student in mind. It clarifies why education policy is changing rapidly and suggests numerous ways to follow and influence education policy. It also provides conceptual frameworks to use for future understanding. The strength and practicality of the book lies in its use of applications through cases, news clippings, and pro/con debates.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Policy--What It Is and Where It Comes From
Chapter 2 Power and Education Policy
Chapter 3 The Economy and Demographics
Chapter 4 The Political System and Political Culture
Chapter 5 Values and Ideology
Chapter 6 The Major Education Policy Actors
Chapter 7 Setting the Stage and Getting on It: Issue Definition and Agenda Setting
Chapter 8 Getting the Words and the Money: Policy Formulation and Policy Adoption
Chapter 9 Looking at Policies: Policy Instruments and Cost-Effectiveness
Chapter 10 Policy Implementation: Getting People to Carry Out a Policy
Chapter 11 Policy Evaluation: Determining if the Policy Works
Chapter 12 Education Policy in the United States: Retrospective and Prospective