Anderson, Gary L., and Liliana Nontoro Donchik, "The Privatization of Education and Policy-making: The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC): New Political and Discourse Strategies of Education Governance," Educational Policy, 30(March, 2016), 322-364.
Traces the purposes, objectives, alliances, ideologies, and political strategies of ALEC; analyzes model legislative bills promoted by ALEC and discusses the strategies used by ALEC; shows how the public policy process has been privatized by actions of ALEC: suggests implications for policy-making and research in education.
Broad Topical Focus
Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Type of Study
Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum History, Democratic Education, Discourse Analysis, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum, Local Control of Schooling, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum
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