Midwest Academy of ManagementTerri McCormick is scheduled to participate in the doctoral consortium in the proceedings on the first day of the 57th Annual Minneapolis Midwest Academy of Management Conference and then present her proposition paper on Thursday, October 2nd at 9:00am.

The conference will be held from October 1st through October 3rd at the Radisson Blu Minneapolis. Terri McCormick will be presenting on the following topic:

The Politics of Education Policy: How Leadership Influences Implementation

Will politics or research-based policies drive the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) debate in the State of Wisconsin? The focus of this proposition paper is the education policy dialogue with the Common Core State Standards debate, examining the role of legislators, and leadership approaches utilized in shaping the adoption of CCSS policy.

Questions addressed in this study are:

  • How has politics in the State of Wisconsin (legislator and stakeholder tension) influenced the expectations for student achievement?
  • Sub-questions are: Are other types of evidence (influencers) used in the education policy process?
  • What can be learned to better understand leadership in the public policy and decision-making context?

For more information, visit the Midwest Academy of Management website.

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