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

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Evaluative Inquiry

Type of Study

Collection of Studies

Narrow Topic

Government Role in Educational Research & Development, Knowledge Generation, Knowledge Utilization, Curriculum and Politics, Education as a Field of Study


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