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Politics of Curriculum

  • By: Crystal Renee Chambers & Kermit Buckner
  • In: Encyclopedia of Educational Reform and Dissent
  • Edited by: Thomas C. Hunt, James C. Carper, Thomas J. Lasley II & C. Daniel Raisch
  • Subject:General Education, Policy, Planning & Advocacy

Elementary and secondary education in the United States is a state function sanctioned through each state's constitution. As such, primary authority over curriculum content rests with state legislatures. To varying degrees, all state legislatures share their control of the ...

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