224 страниц. 2013 год. Scholars' Press A critical theory lens is used to examine the relationship between states’ educational standardization and voter turnout. The study introduces two new tools: the Standardized Education Index (SEI) measures states’ levels of educational standardization and the Dichotomous Sort of Accountability Concepts frames a critical analysis of educational standards data. No evidence of a positive relationship between higher levels of SEI and higher voter turnout is found.