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A Post-Formal Intervention Strategy: The Case of the Texas Educational Model

  • Raymond A. HornJr.

The implication of the phrase “from cradle to grave” is an apt metaphor for the pervasive and intense control of the state of Texas over the education of all children into their college years. For those individuals who become educators, the state control extends to the end of their careers. This control is paradoxical in relation to the state of Texas' often-stated commitment to local control of the educational process. Unfortunately for Texas educators, local control only involves the freedom to comply with the rigidly detailed state mandated educational standards and accountability system.

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School District Guidance System Teacher Preparation Program Accountability System Change Initiative 
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