Education Reform and the Limits of Policy: Lessons from Michigan

Title

Education Reform and the Limits of Policy: Lessons from Michigan

Year

2012

DOI

10.17848/9780880993951

Abstract

By examining a major set of education policy reforms undertaken in Michigan and across the country over the past 20-plus years, Addonizio and Kearney are able to reveal the varying success of innovations such as finance reform, state assessment of student performance, school accountability measures, charter schools, and schools of choice.

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Download 1. Introduction (207 KB)

Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. A Fiscal and Educational System under Stress
  3. Holding Schools Accountable
  4. Assessing the Academic Outcomes of Schooling
  5. Charter Schools
  6. Schools of Choice
  7. The Detroit Public Schools: A Failure of Policy and Politics
  8. Reflections on the Limits of Policy

ISBN

9780880993890 (cloth) ; 9780880993876 (pbk.) ; 9780880993951 (ebook)

Subject Areas

EDUCATION; K-12 Education

Education Reform and the Limits of Policy: Lessons from Michigan

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Addonizio, Michael F., and C. Philip Kearney. 2012. Education Reform and the Limits of Policy: Lessons from Michigan. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. https://doi.org/10.17848/9780880993951