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McAndrews, Lawrence J. – American Educational History Journal, 2013
The enactment of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act in January 2002 was the culmination of an emerging consensus in the 1980s and 1990s behind greater federal regulation of the nation's elementary and secondary schools. The reauthorization of Democratic President Lyndon B. Johnson's Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 by Republican…
Descriptors: Politics of Education, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Educational History
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Groen, Mark – American Educational History Journal, 2012
The No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) represents a quantum leap in both Federal involvement and Federal mandates to schools. In the relatively short period of less than a decade NCLB has changed how teachers teach, what subjects are taught, and how teachers and principals are evaluated. As NCLB continues to impact American education and educational…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Accountability, Curriculum Development, Educational Change
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Callejo Perez, David M. – American Educational History Journal, 2008
Today, there are critics of teacher education who believe that the system itself is archaic. These critics say that "schools of education" are by their very nature incapable of educating teachers. They say there is nothing worth preserving in them. In this paper, the author proposes that teacher education should engender a set of…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Schools of Education, Teacher Education Programs, Educational Research
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Johanningmeier, E. V. – American Educational History Journal, 2008
Since the end of World War II and the beginning of the Cold War, public education has been high on the national agenda. The nation's need for human capital and the need to provide equality of educational opportunity to all children and youth without regard to their race, ethnicity, or social status are the two needs that then framed education…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Human Capital, Equal Education, Federal Legislation
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Friend, Jennifer – American Educational History Journal, 2007
Parochial and private schools in the United States have maintained opportunities for students to attend same-gender settings without interference from policies governing public education. The gender composition and curriculum of public schools, however, have been influenced by societal regulations and expectations that have often utilized…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Private Schools, Federal Legislation, Educational Opportunities
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Johanningmeier, Erwin V. – American Educational History Journal, 2006
Patricia Graham's recent defense of public education in the United States shows that public education has been responsive to society's demands and supports the earlier observation of Charles Burgess and Merle Borrowman that the dominant educational ideology is a function of the nation's need for human resources. When the nation has clear and…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Ideology, School Guidance, Rewards