Home Articles Reader Opinion Editorial Book Reviews Discussion Writers Guide About TCRecord
transparent 13
Topics
Discussion
Announcements

To Educate A Nation: Federal and National Strategies of School Reform


reviewed by Holly Yettick — January 23, 2008

coverTitle: To Educate A Nation: Federal and National Strategies of School Reform
Author(s): Carl Kaestle and Alyssa E. Lodewick (Eds.)
Publisher: University Press of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
ISBN: 0700615431, Pages: 320, Year: 2007
Search for book at Amazon.com

To Educate a Nation is a broad panorama of the shifts in education policy that have evolved slowly over the past century. Contributing to the rich picture it presents are the diverse backgrounds of the book’s eleven authors. All were involved with the Advanced Studies Fellowship Program at Brown University. This program, sponsored by the Spencer Foundation and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, was designed to create a professional learning community of accomplished young scholars from multiple disciplines including history, policy and economics. With guidance from project director and education historian Carl Kaestle, these scholars spent three years debating and collaborating on the theme of “federal and national strategies of school reform”  (p. xi). This book is the result. As political scientist Jeffrey Henig writes in his forward, it is unusual in that it is organized around analytical themes that provide it with “a certain coherence of presentation atypical... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


To view the full-text for this article you must be signed-in with the appropropriate membership. Please review your options below:

Sign-in
Email:
Password:
Store a cookie on my computer that will allow me to skip this sign-in in the future.
Send me my password -- I can't remember it
 
Purchase this Article
Purchase To Educate A Nation: Federal and National Strategies of School Reform
Individual-Resource passes allow you to purchase access to resources one resource at a time. There are no recurring fees.
$12
Become a Member
Online Access
With this membership you receive online access to all of TCRecord's content. The introductory rate of $25 is available for a limited time.
$25
Print and Online Access
With this membership you receive the print journal and free online access to all of TCRecord's content.
$210


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: January 23, 2008
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 14912, Date Accessed: 12/11/2017 2:39:19 AM

Purchase Reprint Rights for this article or review
Article Tools
Related Articles

Related Discussion
 
Post a Comment | Read All

About the Author
  • Holly Yettick
    University of Colorado, Boulder
    E-mail Author
    HOLLY YETTICK is a doctoral student in the Educational Foundations, Policy and Practice concentration of the School of Education at the University of Colorado in Boulder. Her research interests include issues of educational equity such as detracking and media coverage of educational research.
Member Center
In Print
This Month's Issue

Submit
EMAIL

Twitter

RSS