Schmidt, William H., and Richard S. Prawat, "Curriculum Coherence and National Control of Education: Issue or Non-Issue?" Journal of Curriculum Studies, 38(December, 2006), 641-658.
Reports a study in 37 countries of national policy instruments designed to produce curricular consistence and coherence; results indicate that national control is not as strongly associated with these desired outcomes as functional credibilty derived from alternative policy instruments.
Broad Topical Focus
Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Type of Study
Comparative Curriculum, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum, Curriculum and Politics, Local Control of Schooling, Textbooks
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