Phi Delta Kappan

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Phi Delta Kappan  
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Discipline Education
Language English
Edited by Joan Richardson
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency 8 times per year
ISSN 0031-7217 (print)
19406487 (web)
LCCN 46035485
OCLC no. 643852396

Phi Delta Kappan is a professional magazine that publishes articles and editorials in the field of education. The journal's editor is Joan Richardson (Phi Delta Kappa). It has been in publication since 1915 and is currently published by SAGE Publications in association with Phi Delta Kappa, a US professional organization for educators.


Phi Delta Kappan is intended for K-12 educators and policymakers who deal with related education issues. It features articles concerning "classroom practice, policy, research, professional issues, and innovations in education."[1]

Impact factor

According to the Journal Citation Reports, Phi Delta Kappan's 2014 impact factor was 0.280, ranking it 198th out of 224 journals in the category ‘education and educational research’.[2]


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