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Peabody Colloquium: “The End of Exceptionalism in American Education”

April 9, 2013 – 9:26 AM


Posted Tuesday, April 9, 2013 — 9:26 AM

In his new book, The End of Exceptionalism in American Education, Jeffrey Henig traces the roots of the shift in school governance. Once the domain of local and state school boards, decisions about schools and schooling have begun to emerge in every level and branch of government.

In this Peabody College colloquium, Henig, professor of political science and education at Columbia University, reflects on the erosion of the “special status” of education decision-making over the past 50 years.

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