Volume 27, Issue 1 (1998)
Educational and School Psychology in the United Kingdom and the United States: An Introduction
John Sheppard, Margaret M. Dawson
Abstract: This article provides a brief overview of the current state of education in the United Kingdom and the United States. It begins with a broad outline of the laws governing education in both countries as well as a description of the most common structures and school divisions used in each country. A discussion of school reform issues and efforts follows, including a description of special education practices in both countries. Finally,the professional training, credentialing, and practice of school/educational psychology in each country is described.
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