Stotsky, Sandra, ed., What's at Stake in the K-12 Standards Wars: A Primer for Educational Policy Makers. New York: Peter Lang, 2000.
Presents criticisms of subject area standards in mathematics, science, history and economics, and English from the perspective of academicians in the various disciplines; the collection of articles embraces anti-constructivist aspects of the standards and critiques the federal and state policy initiatives that promote these flawed sets of standards; frequently proposes alternative policies and standards.
Broad Topical Focus
Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study
Collection of Studies
Curriculum and the Disciplines, Curriculum Frameworks, Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum Standards and Testing
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