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ERIC Number: EJ795461
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 13
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 51
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1478-2103
Neo-Liberalism, Markets and Accountability: Transforming Education and Undermining Democracy in the United States and England
Hursh, David
Policy Futures in Education, v3 n1 p3-15 2005
Education in both England and the United States has undergone a profound change over the last two decades as part of neo-liberal and neoconservative political reforms. The reforms have been characterized by efforts to standardize the curriculum, to implement standardized tests in order to hold students, teachers, and schools accountable, to increase school choice, and to privatize education provision. While the reforms in both countries have similarities, differences in the structures of schooling and in the relative political strength of neoconservatives and neo-liberals help to account for policy divergence. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England); United States
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001