This issues-based reference set on education in the United States tackles broad, contentious topics that have prompted debate and discussion within the education community. The volumes focus on pre-school through secondary education and explore prominent and perennially important debates. This set is an essential reference resource for undergraduate students within schools of education and related fields including educational administration, educational psychology, school psychology, human development, and more.
Education of America's school children always has been and always will be a hot-button issue. From what should be taught to how to pay for education to how to keep kids safe in schools, impassioned debates emerge and mushroom, both within the scholarly community and among the general public. This volume in the point/counterpoint Debating Issues in American ...
Chapter 2: Should Teachers Have a Voice in Statewide Curricula Decisions?
Should Teachers Have a Voice in Statewide Curricula Decisions?
A. Jonathan Eakle, The Johns Hopkins University
The question guiding this chapter involves the delicate balance of governance and democracy in U.S. education. Democracy is a main concept ...