Most people think the current push to give schools centrally defined standards, testing, and "accountability" began in the 1990s. In The Allure of Order, Noah Berlatsky reports, Jal Mehta makes the case that the blueprint was set in the Progressive era. Mehta also argues for a rather different set of reforms, aimed at transferring authority from administrators to teachers.
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