Richard D. Lakes is Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Policy Studies at Georgia State University. He is editor of Critical Education for Work.
Educational reform is a topic rich with ideas, rife with controversy, and vital in its outcome for school patrons, educators, and the nation as a whole. With nearly 450 entries, these two volumes comprise the first reference work to bring together the strands of reform and reformers and dissent and dissenters in one place as a resource for parents, policymakers, scholars, teachers, and those studying to enter the teaching profession.
Key FeaturesOpens with a historical overview of educational reform and dissent and a timeline of key reforms, legislation, publications, and moreExamines the reform or dissent related to education found in theories, concepts, ideas, writings, research, and practiceAddresses how reformers and dissenters become significant culture-shaping people and change the way we conduct our lives
Key ThemesAccountabilityBiographiesConcepts and TheoriesCurriculum and InstructionDiversityFinances and EconomicsGovernmentOrganizations?AdvisoryOrganizations?Business and FoundationsOrganizations?CurriculumOrganizations?GovernmentOrganizations?ProfessionalOrganizations?Think TanksPublic PolicyReligion and Religious EducationReportsSchool TypesSpecial NeedsTechnology
This authoritative work fills a void in the literature in the vast areas of educational reform and dissent, making it a must-have resource for any academic library. Availability in print and electronic formats provides students with convenient, easy access, wherever they may be.