Our Schools and Our Future Are We Still at Risk?: An Assessment by the Koret Task Force on K-12 Education

Our Schools and Our Future Are We Still at Risk?: An Assessment by the Koret Task Force on K-12 Education

by Paul E. Peterson, Koret Task Force on K-12 Education
     
 

This book assesses the changes that have occurred in the twenty years since A Nation at Risk, which urged major reforms in American education, was issued by the National Education Commission. It offers recommendations based on three core principles—accountability, choice, and transparency—that can reinvigorate the system and rekindle America's…  See more details below

Overview

This book assesses the changes that have occurred in the twenty years since A Nation at Risk, which urged major reforms in American education, was issued by the National Education Commission. It offers recommendations based on three core principles—accountability, choice, and transparency—that can reinvigorate the system and rekindle America's confidence in public education.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780817939212
Publisher:
Hoover Institution Press
Publication date:
02/01/2003
Series:
Publication Series: Studies of Nationalities
Pages:
338
Product dimensions:
6.24(w) x 9.26(h) x 1.24(d)

Meet the Author

Paul E. Peterson is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and a member of the Koret Task force on K-12 Education. Peterson is the Henry Lee Shattuck Professor of Government and the director of the Program on Education, Policy and Governance at Harvard University. His current research interests include educational policy, federalism, and urban policy, and he is currently evaluating the effectiveness of school voucher plans around the country.

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