Cohen, David K., "Problems in Education Policy and Research," pp. 349-371 in David K. Cohen, Susan H. Fuhrman, and Fritz Mosher, eds., The State of Education Policy Research. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2007.


David K. Cohen


Reviews the changing shape of education policy and the problems of resource allocation, place of race in policy, teacher quality, and access to school; discusses the role of research in policymaking and the gap between policymakers and practitioners.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Integrative Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Deliberation, Curriculum Implementation


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