Federal-state relations in US education policy



17 June 2010

Louise Watson, Principal Researcher in Lifelong Learning, Australian Institute of Sustainable Communities, University of Canberra and Patricia Burch, Visiting Assistant Professor, USC Rossier School of Education discussed Federal-State Relations in US Education Policy at a US Studies Centre seminar.


  • Assistant Professor Louise Watson
    , University of Canberra

    Louise Watson is Principal Researcher in Lifelong Learning in the Australian Institute of Sustainable Communities at the University of Canberra. She has written extensively on the role of education and training in the new economy, the need for new funding models and the changing role of learning institutions. Her Doctoral thesis - completed at ANU in 1998 - critically examined the impact of Commonwealth government involvement in Australian schooling.