Our Schools and Our Future: Are We Still at Risk?
by Paul E. Peterson
Publisher: Hoover Institution Press 2003
Number of pages: 378
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.
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by Frederick Noronha, Jeremy Malcolm - Consumers International
Access to Knowledge is the term for a movement that aims to create equitable public access to the products of human culture and learning. The objective of the movement is to create world in which educational and cultural works are accessible to all.
This book is the result work by undergraduate students in an introductory course labeled The American School offered at Northern Michigan University. The focus of the course was to engage non-educators in discussions about American schooling.
by Alise Lamoreaux - Open Oregon Educational Resources
The book is designed to introduce students to the contextual issues of college. This open educational resource is designed to engage students in seeing themselves as college students and understanding the complexity of what that means to their lives.
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Work-based learning can help students see the relevance of their academic studies later in life, explore career options, and help them develop needed skills. But the implementation of good work-based learning programs requires considerable effort ...