This text is appropriate for courses in Educational Policy or Educational Leadership. With its reflective leadership approach, this comprehensive text provides coverage of theory, analysis, development, and implementation of educational policy with the education student in mind. It clarifies why education policy is changing rapidly and suggests numerous ways to follow and influence education policy. It also provides conceptual frameworks to use for future understanding. The strength and practicality of the book lies in its use of applications through cases, news clippings, and pro/con debates.Fowler, Frances C. is the author of 'Policy Studies for Educational Leaders An Introduction' with ISBN 9780132678322 and ISBN 0132678322.