The Politics of Official Knowledge: Does a National Curriculum Make Sense?


by Michael W. Apple 1993

The ideology behind the educational justifications for a national curriculum and national testing can damage members of society who have the most to lose. The paper analyzes the conservative agenda, discusses connections between national curricula and testing, increasing privatization, and choice plans, and notes resulting patterns of differential benefit. (Source: ERIC)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 95 Number 2, 1993, p. 222-241
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 95, Date Accessed: 10/17/2017 4:39:44 PM

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