Policy Studies for Educational Leaders: An Introduction

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

  • Frances C. Fowler

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Overview

Policy Studies for Educational Leaders gives you essential background information about the cultural, economic, demographic and institutional roots of educational policy. The text identifies and describes the major political actors and each stage of the policy process, complete with numerous examples.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2013

ISBN-13: 9780137612901

Subject: Educational Leadership

Category: Education Policy

Table of contents

PART ONE: THE BACKGROUND OF EDUCATION POLICY
1. Policy -- What It Is and Where It Comes From
2. Power and Education Policy
3. The Economy and Demographics
4. The Political System and Political Culture
5. Values and Ideology

PART TWO: POLICY ACTORS AND THE POLICY PROCESS
6. The Major Education Policy Actors
7. Setting the Stage and Getting on It: Issue Definition and Agenda Setting
8. Getting the Words and the Money: Policy Formulation and Policy Adoption
9. Looking at Policies: Policy Instruments and Cost Effectiveness
10. Policy Implementation: Getting People to Carry Out a Policy
11. Policy Evaluation: Determining If the Policy Works
12. Education Policy in the United States: Retrospective and Prospective

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