ERIC Number: EJ1099022
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-May
Abstractor: As Provided
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act at Fifty: A Changing Federal Role in American Education
Nelson, Adam R.
History of Education Quarterly, v56 n2 p358-361 May 2016
For this first "History of Education Quarterly Policy Forum," we invited participants in the special Plenary Session at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the History of Education Society (HES) in St. Louis to publish their remarks on the historical significance of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) at fifty. Organized and introduced by HES vice-president and program chair Adam R. Nelson, the session consisted of presentations by three expert panelists from the fields of History and African American Studies, American Law and Politics, and Political Science and Public Policy: Crystal Sanders of Penn State University, Doug Reed of Georgetown University, and Susan Moffitt of Brown University, respectively. What follows are the texts of Adam Nelson's introductory remarks--including his introduction of the three panelists--followed by the panelists' remarks.
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Government Role, Federal Government, Educational History
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act