ERIC Number: EJ403806
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Who Decides What Schools Teach?
Eisner, Elliot W.
Phi Delta Kappan, v71 n7 p523-26 Mar 1990
Despite ongoing school improvement efforts, there are more factors at work to stabilize schools than to change them. Stabilizing factors pervade school organization, curriculum context, unadventuresome textbooks, teacher isolation, and standardized testing practices. Educational innovation is predicated on change in form, content, and goals and desperately needs defenders. Includes six references. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative
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