Tag Archives: Political

Political Contexts of Educational Leadership: ISLLC Standard Six (ISLLC Leadership Preparation Series)

Co-published with UCEA, this exciting new textbook is the first to tackle the ISLLC Standard #6―the political context of education. This unique volume helps aspiring school leaders understand the dynamics of educational policy in multiple arenas at the local, state, and federal levels. Leaders are responsible for promoting the success of every student by understanding, […]

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POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: US House passes Rep. Jody Hice's veterans education bill

U.S. Rep. Jody Hice, R-Ga., won near unanimous support in the House of Representatives this week for legislation he sponsored to help veterans pursue higher education. The Protecting Veterans Educational Choice Act, also known more formally as H.R. 5047, passed in the House by a 411-3 vote on Wednesday. All three of Gwinnett’s congressmen — […]

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Wheels in the Head: Educational Philosophies of Authority, Freedom, and Culture from Confucianism to Human Rights (Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education)

In this popular text Joel Spring provocatively analyzes the ideas of traditional and non-traditional philosophies from Confucianism to human rights regarding the contribution of education to the creation of a democratic society.  The goal is to explore how governments use education to control and manage their populations, and to examine forms of education that claim […]

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