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What Lies Ahead for America's Children and Their Schools [electronic resource].

Author/Creator:
Finn, Chester E., Jr., 1944-
Publication:
Chicago : Hoover Institution Press, 2014.
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Book
1 online resource (295 p.)
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Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
The coming decade holds immense potential for dramatic improvement in U.S. education and in the achievement of American children and in this volume, members of the Hoover Institution's Koret Task Force on K-12 Education examine both the potential gains and the pitfalls that lie ahead, informed by where U.S. education has been, what changes have been made in recent years, and what's still required for the comprehensive overhaul that this vital enterprise so urgently needs. Looking backward is infinitely easier than predicting the future, but plan
Contents:
Cover; Table of Contents; Foreword; Introduction; List of Acronyms; Part I: Governance, Politics, and Personnel; 1 Rethinking Governance; 2 Boosting Teacher Effectiveness; 3 Facing the Union Challenge; Part II: Crucial Changes; 4 Transforming via Technology; 5 Expanding the Options; 6 Implementing Standards and Testing; 7 Holding Students to Account; Part III: Resources and Research; 8 Strengthening the Curriculum; 9 Covering the Costs; 10 Relying on Evidence; 11 Educating Smart Kids, Too; Contributors; About About the Hoover Institution's Koret Task Force on K-12 Education
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Contributor:
Sousa, David A.
ISBN:
0-8179-1708-X
0-8179-1706-3