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EDUC 6220: Issues of Educational Law and Policy: Required Readings

Useful library information for EDUC 6220, Issues of Educational Law and Policy, R. Jefferson George, PhD

Required Readings for EDUC 6220

Required Books

Cuban, L (2013). Inside the black box of classroom: Change without reform in American education. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Rizvi, F., & Lingard, B. (2009). Globalizing education policy. New York, NY: Routledge.

Spring, J. (2018).American education (18th ed.). New York, NY: Routledge.


Apple, M. (2004). Creating difference: Neoliberalism, neoconservativism, and the politics of educational reform. Educational Policy, 18, 12-44. DOI: 10.1177/0895904803260022

Cohen, D.K. (1990). A revolution in one classroom: The case of Mrs. Oublier. Educational Evaluation
and Policy Analysis, 12 , 311-329.

Darling-Hammond, L. et al. (2016, April). Pathways to new accountability through the Every Student Succeeds Act. Palo Alto, CA. Learning Policy Institute. 

Dixon, K. V. (2014). Framing bilingual education policy: Articulation and implementation in Texas. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of North Texas, Denton, TX. First article.

Hazi, H. (2019). The language of instructional improvement in the U.S.: A view from current law and policy reports. 10.1007/978-3-030-16454-6_8.
in Derrington M. L. & Brandon J. (2019). Differentiated teacher evaluation and professional learning : policies and practices for promoting career growth. Palgrave Macmillan. 

Koo, Y. (2017). Framing the DREAM Act: An analysis of Congressional speeches. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of North Texas, Denton, TX.

Luke, A. (2011). Generalizing across borders: Policy and the limits of educational science. Educational Researcher, 40(8), 367-377. DOI: 10.3102/0013189X11424314

Nelson, N., & Dixon, K. V. (under review). Framing a vision of public education: Recontextualization across genres.

OECD. (2015). PISA results in focus. Paris, France. OECD Publishing.

Pennington, K. & Mead, S. (2016). For good measure?  Teacher evaluation policy in the ESSA era.

Rosenthal, B. M. (2018, Jan. 11). Texas excluded thousands of students from special education, federal officials say. New York Times. 

Sharp, L. (2016). ESEA: An overview of the Every Child Succeeds Act. Texas Journal of Literacy Education, 4(1), 9-13.

Texas Association of School Administrators. (n.d.). TASA charts: HB 5 requirements.​

James-Gallaway, A. D. (2022). Under a Black Light: Implications of Mexican American School Segregation Challenges for African Americans in Texas. Teachers College Record, 124(12), 220–251.

Waco’s First Black School Board Trustees: Navigating Institutional White Supremacy in 1970s Texas




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