Education Policy: Research: Historical Overview:
Education Policy and the States, 1945-2009
Research and Testing
Skills Testing - Pro and Con
- Business and Taxpayers
- States Lead
version of this essay contains extensive footnotes that include
numerous citations and supplementary text. For ease of reading,
the footnotes are omitted from this version.
Links to many of the organizations mentioned in this essay.
To view snapshots of the political context for the education policy,
organized by administration, see Education
Policymakers. For the Carter administration, see 1977-1980.