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A primer on America's schools

Author: Terry M Moe; Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace. Koret Task Force on K-12 Education.
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Hoover Institution Press, Stanford University, ©2001.
Series: Hoover Institution Press publication, 486.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this volume the eleven members of the Koret Task Force on K12 Education provide a broad overview of the American education systempulling together basic facts about its structure and operation,  Read more...

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Primer on America's schools.
Stanford, Calif. : Hoover Institution Press, Stanford University, ©2001
(OCoLC)621899181
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terry M Moe; Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace. Koret Task Force on K-12 Education.
ISBN: 0817999426 9780817999421 0817999418 9780817999414
OCLC Number: 46731154
Notes: "An assessment by the Koret Task Force on K-12 education"--Cover.
Description: xxiii, 324 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: American traditions of education / Diane Ravitch --
The system / John E. Chubb --
Achievement in American schools / Herbert J. Walberg --
Spending on schools / Eric A. Hanushek --
If families matter most, where do schools come in? / Caroline M. Hoxby --
Getting better teachers- and treating them right / Chester E. Finn Jr. --
Teachers unions and the public schools / Terry M. Moe --
Curriculum and competence / E.D. Hirsch Jr. --
Standards and accountability / Williamson M. Evers --
Choice in American education / Paul E. Peterson --
What is public about public education? / Paul T. Hill.
Series Title: Hoover Institution Press publication, 486.
Responsibility: edited by Terry M. Moe.

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