Is the National Research Council Committee’s Report on Scientific Research in Education Scientific? On Trusting the Manifesto:

@inproceedings{Popkewitz2004IsTN,
  title={Is the National Research Council Committee’s Report on Scientific Research in Education Scientific? On Trusting the Manifesto:},
  author={Thomas S. Popkewitz},
  year={2004}
}
The National Research Council Committee’s report, in part a response to congressional legislation, pursues an outline for the foundations of an education science necessary for policy making. This article focuses on these foundations and argues that they have little to do with science and its relation to policy may not be as fruitful as the committee believes. The so-called bedrocks of science are based on, at best, weak premises and an unrigorous understanding of the sociology, history, and… CONTINUE READING