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ERIC Number: EJ426945
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0985-9045
Policymaking and the Uses of History. Review Essay.
Cuban, Larry
Educational Policy, v5 n2 p200-05 Jun 1991
Praises Harold Silver's book "Education, Change, and the Policy Process" for its complex, thoughtful essays justifying the use of history to make informed educational policy. Questions Silver's strong focus on top policymakers and his failure to acknowledge policymakers' usual reliance on intuition and ordinary knowledge, not scholarly studies. (five references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Guides - Non-Classroom
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Language: English
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