Educational Reform: What Have Federal and State Policy Makers Done?

  • Rosalyn Anstine TempletonEmail author
  • Karen Huffman
  • Celia E. Johnson
Part of the Explorations of Educational Purpose book series (EXEP, volume 13)


Abstract An overview of what is needed in educational reform at the state and national levels are examined. Seven types of globalization needed for students’ success are reviewed, with ongoing change efforts in South Africa, Australia, Brazil, China, England, and the United States being highlighted. The United States’ educational restructuring efforts at the state level and policies surrounding them are discussed. Next, examples of state and national level educational improvement projects are presented. The chapter ends by showcasing examples of organizations and schools that have made significant progress in educating students for a global 21st century.


Professional Development 21st Century Head Start Reform Effort Early Head Start 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rosalyn Anstine Templeton
    • 1
    Email author
  • Karen Huffman
    • 2
  • Celia E. Johnson
    • 3
  1. 1.Montana State University-NorthernHavreUSA
  2. 2.West Virginia Department of EducationCharlestonUSA
  3. 3.Department of Teacher EducationBradley UniversityPeoriaUSA

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