Shaker, Paul, and Elizabeth E. Heilman,"The Changing Vision of Education in Our Democratic Society," pp. 1-15 in their Reclaiming Education for Democracy: Thinking Beyond No Child Left Behind. New York: Routledge, 2008.


Examines, critically, origins of recent education policy in the U. S. and introduces nine related essays on various aspects of this topic.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Democratic Education


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