Core 5:    Educational Policy


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Bossert, S.T. (1979). Tasks and Social Relationships in Classrooms: A Study of Classroom Organization and its Consequences. New York: Cambridge University Press.

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Busch, C. & Odden, A. (1997). Introduction to the special issue: Improving educational policy and results with school-level data –A synthesis of multiple perspectives, Journal of Educational Finance, 22, 225-245.

Bryl. A.S. and Raudenbush, S.W. (1992). Hierarchical Linear Models: Applications and Data Analysis Methods. Sage Publication.

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Cohen, D.K. and Murnane, R.J. (1985). The Merits of Merit Pay. Public Interest 80 (summer).

Cohen, D.K. (1996). Rewarding Teachers for Students’ Performance. In Incentives and Systemic Reform, Edited by Susan Fuhrman and Jennifer O’Day. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Cohen, M. (1988), Designing State Assessment Systems. Phi Delta Kappan, 69(8).

Chubb, J.E. and Moe, T.M. (1990). Politics, Markets and America’s Schools. Washington: Brookings Institution.

Clinchy, Evans ed., Transforming Public Education: A New Course for America’s Future (New York, Teachers College Press, 1997)

Comer, J. P. (1986). Yale Child Study Center School Development Program: Developmental History and Long Term Effects. New Haven: Yale Child Study Center.

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Cuban, L. (1986). Teachers and Machines: The Classroom Use of Technology Since 1920. New York: Teachers College Press.

Coleman, J. S. and Hoffer, T. (1987). Public and Private High Schools: The Impact of Communities. New York: Basic Books.

Cuban, L. (1990). Reforming again, again, and again. Educational Researcher, 19(1).

Darling-Hammond, L. (1992). Educational Indicators and Enlightened Policy. Education Policy, 6 (September).

Dewey, J. (1966). Democracy and Education. New York: Free Press. (Original work published 1916).

Elmore, R. F. (1990). The Next Generation of Educational Reform. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Fuhrman, S. (1994). New Accountability Systems and Evaluating Systemic Reform. Prepared for U.S. Department of Education, Planning and Evaluation Service.

Fullan, Michael G. The New Meaning of Educational Change (New York, Teachers College Press, 1991)

Guthrie, J. W., ed. (1990). Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 12 (3). (Entire issue).

Hanushek, E.A. and Rivkin, S. (1994). Understanding the 20th Century Explosion in U.S. School Costs. Working Paper 388. University of Rochester, Rochester Center for Economic Research.

Hatch, Thomas. "The Differences in Theory That Matter in the Practice of School Improvement," American Educational Research Journal, 35:1, pp.3-31,Spring 1998.

Iannoccone, L. and Lutz, F.W. (1970). Politics, Power and Policy: The Governing of Local School Districts. Columbus: Merrill.

Jencks, C. and Riesman, D. (1968). The Academic Resolution. New York: Doubleday.

Kouzes, James M. (1990). The Leadership Challenge: How to Get Extraordinary Things Done in Organizations. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Ladd, Helen F. ed., (1996). Holding Schools Accountable. Washington,DC: The Brookings Institution.

Levin, H.M. (1991). Learning from Accelerated Schools. Pew Higher Education Research Program, Policy Perspectives. Philadelphia: Pew Charitable Trusts.

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Moe, T.M. (1990). Political Institutions: The Neglected Side of the Story. Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 6.

Monk, D. (1990). Educational finance: An Economic Approach. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Monk, D.H. (1992). Education Productivity Research: An Update and Assessment of Its Role in Education Finance Reform. Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis 14: 307-332 (Winter).

Murray, L.B. (1993) Putting it all together at the school level: A principal’s perspective. In Goodlad, J. & Lovitt, S. Integrating general and special education. Macmillan New York: New York.

National Association of State Directors of Special Education. (Jan. 1998) "The Continuum of Educational Options: Past*Present*Future" (Ed. Judy Schrag).

New York State Education Department, Office of Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities. (1998). 1998 Agenda for Reforming Education for Students with Disabilities. Albany, NY.

Nanus, Burt. (1992). Visionary Leadership. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Odden, A. R. and Picus, L.O. (1992). School Finance: A Policy Perspective. McGraw-Hill.

Odden, A. and Webb, L.D., Eds. (1983). School Finance and School Improvement: Linkages for the 1980s. Cambridge, MA: Ballinger.

O’Hair, Mary J. & Sandra J. Odell. (1995). Educating Teachers for Leadership and Change New York: Corwin Press, 1995.

O’Reilly, F. (1993). State Special Education Finance Systems, 1992-93. Palo Alto: Center for Special Education Finance, American Institutes for Research.

Ravitch, D. (1995). National Standards in American Education: A Citizen’s Guide. Washington, DC: The Brookings Institution.

Reich, R.B. (1991). The Work of Nations: Preparing ourselves for 21st Century Capitalism. New York: Knopf.

Rothstein, R., and Miles, K.H. (1995). Where’s the Money Gone? Change in the level and Composition of Education Spending. Washington, DC: Economic Policy Institute.

Sarason, S.B. (1990). The Predictable Failure of Educational Reform. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Scribner, J.J. and D. H. Layton, Eds. (1995). The Study of Educational Politics. Washington: Falmer.

Seeley, David S. (1981). Education Through Partnership: Voice, Choice, and Loyalty. New York: Ballinger

Senge, Peter M. (1990). The Fifth Discipline: The Art & Practice of The Learning Organization. New York: Doubleday.

Sizer, T. (1984). Horace’s Compromise: The Dilemma of the American High School. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

Slavin, R., Karweit, N.L., Wasik, B.A. (1994). Preventing Early School Failure: Research, Policy and Practice. Allyn and bacon.

Tyack, D.B. (1974). The One best System: A History of American Urban Education. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Tyack, D. and Tobin, W. (1994). The ‘Grammar’ of Schooling: Why Has It Been so Hard to Change? American Educational Research Journal, 31.

U.S. Department of Education (1994). Digest of Education Statistics. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education.

Weiner, Lois. Preparing. (1991). Teachers for Urban Schools: Lessons from Thirty Years of School Reform New York, Teachers College Press

Wilson Kenneth G. & Bennett Davis. (1994). Redesigning Education. New York: Teachers College Press.

Witte, J. F. and Rigdon, M.E. (1993). Education Choice Reforms: Will They Change American Schools. Publius 23 (Summer).