Title

Emory, Kathy, and Susan Ohanian, "No Matter Who's Talking about Educational Reform, Look for the Footprints of the Business Roundtable," pp. 114-140 in their Why Is Corporate America Bashing our Public Schools? Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 2004.

Annotation

Traces the political influence of the Business Roundtable from 1989 to date on federal legislation; reports resistance to their influence and laws.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Change

Source Discipline

Education

Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Criticism of Schooling, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum History

 

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