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Using the Kennedy and Johnson archives to analyze the evolution of educational policy from the perspective of the executive branch, Graham finds that the central theme was executive planning through presidential task forces. Mission agencies, clientele groups, and congressional committees produced a cascade of education programs in the 1960s as the administration was collapsing under the weight of the Vietnam war, inflation, and collective violence, yet the last two decades have witnessed a decline in test scores and basic literacy.
Originally published in 1984.
A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value.
  • ISBN13: 9780807896730
  • Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
  • Pubilcation Year: 1984
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 00304
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FormatPaperback
Publication DateJune 1, 2011
Pages304
Primary CategoryEducation/Administration - General
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