Mathis, William J., and Kevin G. Welner, eds., The Obama Education Blueprint: Researchers Examine the Evidence. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishers, 2010.
Takes six documents issued by USDOE, presenting summaries of research upon which A Blueprint for Reform (2010) was based, and critiques them on the basis of credibility, comprehensiveness of existing research, and their implications for the reform approaches recommended in the Blueprint.
Broad Topical Focus
Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study
Collection of Studies
Government Role in Educational Research & Development, Knowledge Generation, Knowledge Utilization, Curriculum and Politics, Education as a Field of Study
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