Evans’s book addressed the history of accountability-based reform against the thesis that corporate interests have played an extensive, insidious rule in directing the nature of educational policy. This review lauds Evans’s careful history and documentation, as well as his sharp critique of the dangerous implications of corporate involvement for social studies education. The review questions Evans’s open-mindedness in relation to the Common Core State Standards.
How History Shows the Damage Done by Corporate Influence on Education. A Book Review of Schooling Corporate Citizens: How Accountability Reform Has Damaged Civic Education and Undermined Democracy.
Democracy and Education,
(2), Article 13.
Available at: http://democracyeducationjournal.org/home/vol23/iss2/13