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Policy Studies for Educational Leaders: An Introduction, 4th Edition

By Frances C. Fowler

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Mar 14, 2012

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In this Fourth Edition of renowned authority Frances Fowler’s Policy Studies for Educational Leaders, future educational leaders and actual K-12 administrators get a solid, comprehensive grounding in education policy and the policy process and the important political theories upon which it is based. Included is essential background information about the cultural, economic, demographic, and institutional roots of educational policy and an incisive look at the history of educational policy.

Table of Contents

Preface  


PART ONE: THE BACKGROUND OF EDUCATION POLICY


Chapter 1: Policy–What It Is and Where It Comes From                                       

 

Chapter 2Power and Education Policy                                                                       


Chapter 3The Economy and Demographics                                                               


Chapter 4The Political System and Political Culture

                                           

Chapter 5:  Values and Ideology                                                                                      


PART TWO: POLICY ACTORS AND THE POLICY PROCESS

 

Chapter 6:  The Major Education Policy Actors                                                          


Chapter 7 Setting the Stage and Getting on It: Issue Definition and Agenda Setting    


Chapter 8Getting the Words and the Money: Policy Formulation and Policy Adoption       


Chapter 9Looking at Policies: Policy Instruments and Cost Effectiveness       

  

Chapter 10:  Policy Implementation: Getting People to Carry Out a Policy         


Chapter 11:  Policy Evaluation: Determining If the Policy Works                           

  

Chapter 12Education Policy in the United States: Retrospective and Prospective        


Glossary

                                                                                                         

Appendix


Useful Web Sites for Following Education Policy   

         

How to Locate Government Web Sites for Specific States

References             
                                                                                          

Name Index  

                                                                                                   

Subject Index

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