11-26-07 - GOV 310L Topics: Overview School choice Charter...

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GOV 310L 26/11/2007 12:03:00 Topics: Overview School choice Charter schools The standards movement in education Intro talk Final exam format from last section of the course o multiple-choice questions o identification o one (of two) essay questions one (of two) comprehensive essay questions Friday December 14 th , 2-5 pm, MEZ 1.306 Overview the bulk of control over education policy remains at the state and local level 95% of the cost of public education is paid out of state and local budget. o federal government only provides 5-10% of money.  This money is  primarily for equal opportunity programs in schools the local share of this funding has declined, and the state share has  increased Federal efforts National Defense Education Act:  the Cold War permitted a break with local  control ideal
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A Nation at Risk  (1983) o focus on excellence, international competition o American students were not performing well o current public system not conducive to success
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