Valenzuela, Angela, "Accountability and the Privatization Agenda," pp. 263-294 in Angela Valenzuela, ed., Leaving Children Behind: How "Texas-Style" Accountability Fails Latino Youth. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2005.


Documents the politics of the Texas legislation on school accountability and testing in 2003, and its relation to the conservative movement supporting educational privatization and vouchers.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Historical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum Standards and Testing


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