Odiembo, Isaya, "The Loss of Direction in U. S. Education: Who Is to Blame? pp. 119-132 in Joao M. Paraskava and Elizabeth Janson, eds., Voicing the SIlences of Social and Cognitive Justice. Boston: Brill/Sense Publishers, 2018.


Isaya Odiembo


Analyzes the effects on U. S. public education of the under-funding of schools; of the rise of privatization of schooling; of housing policies, and of a focus on testing of educational outcomes; points to possible remedies.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making; Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum; Curriculum and Politics


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