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ERIC Number: EJ863640
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 13
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 38
ISSN: ISSN-1535-0584
A Right Turn on the Left Coast: Max Rafferty as California State Superintendent of Public Instruction 1963-1971
Groen, Mark
American Educational History Journal, v36 n1 p23-35 2009
The 1960s was a tumultuous decade in American public education. It was a time of transition and change. To many Americans in the early 1960s, Max Rafferty appeared to be a reactionary conservative harking back to an educational past. The longer perspective of history may instead see Rafferty as a harbinger of the educational policies of the 1990s. Thus, Max Rafferty's notions of educational policy and practice deserve attention. This article presents a profile of Max Rafferty and examines the role he played as California's superintendent of schools during the period 1963 to 1971.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: California