Title

McNeil, Linda M., Contradictions of Reform: Educational Costs of Standardized Testing. New York: Routledge, 2000.

Authors

Linda M. McNeil

Annotation

Reports on the policies of the Perot reforms in Texas education and their negative consequences for children, learning, educators, and democracy; includes evidence from three schools in Houston.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Change, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design

Source Discipline

Curriculum

Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Critical Inquiry, Ethnographic Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Ideology and School Knowledge, Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum Standards and Testing

 

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