Schoenfeld, Alan H., "What Doesn't Work: The Challenge and Failure of the What Works Clearinghouse to Conduct Meaningful Reviews of Studies of Mathematics Curricula," Educational Researcher, 35(March, 2006), 13-21.
Reports the author's experience in critiquing the Clearinghouse's work in synthesizing research on mathematics curricula; draws implications about governmental ideology affecting integrity of inquiry; related articles follow.
Broad Topical Focus
Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Critical Inquiry, Integrative Inquiry, Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study
Knowledge Generation, Government Role in Educational Research & Development, Knowledge Utilization, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Mathematics
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