Fiore, Linda C., "Curriculum Control: Using Discourse and Structure to Manage Educational Reform," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 30(September-October, 1998), 559-576.*
Presents a case study of an effort by Governor Allen and his appointed Board of Educatiion to control the debate on Virginia's Standards of Learning (1995) through both discursive and structural methods and to obtain an ideologically and epistemologically conservative curriculum change.
Broad Topical Focus
Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Type of Study
Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Curriculum Deliberation
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