Porter, Andrew C., Douglas A. Archbald, and Alexander K. Tyree, Jr., "Reforming the Curriculum: Will Empowerment Policies Replace Control?" pp. 11-36 in Susan H. Fuhrman and Betty Malen, eds., The Politics of Curriculum and Testing: The 1990 Yearbook of the Politics of Education Association . Philadelphia: Falmer, 1991.*


Reports recent developments in math and social studies and analyzes the processes of policy control and teacher empowerment in these contexts.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Integrative Inquiry

Type of Study

Research Synthesis

Narrow Topic

Local Control of Schooling, Mathematics, Social Studies


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