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Standards Deviation

How Schools Misunderstand Education Policy

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$33.00 • £26.95 • €29.50

ISBN 9780674021099

Publication Date: 04/30/2006

Short

220 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

2 line illustrations, 9 tables

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  • Acknowledgments
  • 1. Making Education Policy Here, There, and Everywhere
  • 2. Doing Standards: Content and Context
  • 3. Interactive Policymaking
  • 4. Making Policy, Making Sense
  • 5. Resources for Sense-Making
  • 6. The Schoolteacher and Interactive Policymaking
  • 7. Policy in Practice
  • 8. Implementation Reconsidered
  • Appendix: Research Methods
  • References
  • Index

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