This report is part of a series that analyzes media discourses regarding learning, education and education reform and how these discourses impact public understanding of these issues. In this installment, FrameWorks researchers analyzed and identified dominant media frames regarding structures of education and education programs and policies. Relevant stories from newspapers across the country, television broadcasts and news-oriented blogs between October 1, 2010 through October 1, 2011 were examined.
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