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Our Schools and Our Future: Are We Still at Risk?

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Our Schools and Our Future: Are We Still at Risk?
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Publisher: Hoover Institution Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0817939229
ISBN-13: 9780817939229
Number of pages: 378

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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, 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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