McDermott, Kathryn A., "Interstate Governance of Standards and Testing," pp. 130-155 in Paul Manna and Patrick McGuinn, eds., Educational Governance for the Twenty-First Century: overcoming Sturctural Barriers to School Reform. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press, 2013.


Examines the development and implementation of the interstate consortiums related to Common State Standards and the assessment; gives illustrations and analysis their problems and prospects.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Administration, Leadership, Finance

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Standards and Testing, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum, Local Control of Schooling, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum


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