Title

Kelly, Thomas F., "Why State Mandates Don't Work," Phi Delta Kappan, 80(March, 1999), 543-546.

Authors

Thomas F. Kelly

Annotation

Argues against mandates as a method of school reform: discusses the failure of these mandates: teacher evaluation, state testing, higher standards, foreign language.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Change, Curriculum Decision-making Processes

Source Discipline

Education

Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Local Control of Schooling, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum

 

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