A Primer on America's Schools
by Terry M. Moe
Publisher: Hoover Institution Press 2001
Number of pages: 324
In this volume the eleven members of the Koret Task Force on K–12 Education provide a broad overview of the American education system -- pulling together basic facts about its structure and operation, identifying key problems that hinder its performance, and offering perspectives on the requirements of genuine reform.
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This book assesses the changes that have occurred in the twenty years since 'A Nation at Risk', which urged major reforms in American education. It offers recommendations based on three core principles - accountability, choice, and transparency.
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