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Where Have We Heard It Before? Survey of Maricopa County High School Teachers' Perceptions of Common Core Policy Rhetoric

Abstract The purpose of this study was to determine Maricopa County high school teachers' perspectives on educational policy rhetoric messages. The current time and setting among Arizona high school educators provide a unique opportunity to gain the perspective of those who will be implementing the reform and held accountable for subsequent student performance before the reform takes effect and while the policy talk that precedes reform efforts is at its peak. The questions that this study sought to answer were the following: 1. What are Maricopa County High School teachers' perceptions of policy talk regarding Common Core Standards Initiative (CCSSI) and high stakes accountability measures with respect to student achievement outcomes and im... (more)
Created Date 2014
Contributor Wattawa, Teresa (Author) / Garcia, David R (Advisor) / Merrill, Bruce (Committee member) / Deprez, Suzie (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Education policy
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 179 pages
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note Ed.D. Educational Administration and Supervision 2014
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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