Santoro, Doris A., "'We're Not Going To Do That Because It's Not Right': Using Pedagogical Responsibility to Reframe the Doublespeak of Fidelity," Educational Theory, 66(Nos.1-2, 2016), 263-277.


Draws on Dewey to argue for teachers' responsibility to implement curriculum ethically, amid mandates by corporatocratic policy makers to adhere with fidelity to specific education laws or regulations.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Theorists

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum Implementation, Ethical Issues in Curriculum, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum, Local Control of Schooling


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