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Tough choices or tough times : the report of the New Commission on the Skills of the American Workforce.

Author: National Center on Education and the Economy (U.S.). New Commission on the Skills of the American Workforce.
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Calls for redesign of the American education system in a century. This report on the Skills of the American Workforce shows how the dynamics of the global economy will lead to a steady decline in the  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: National Center on Education and the Economy (U.S.). New Commission on the Skills of the American Workforce.
ISBN: 9780787995980 0787995983
OCLC Number: 489663096
Notes: "National Center on Education and the Economy."
Description: xxxi, 169 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Executive summary --
Preface --
Prologue --
The nature of the challenge now --
The scenario: The recommendations as they might look from the vantage point of an observer in 2021 --
Comments --
Background papers: Estimates of the additional expense and savings associated with the Commission's proposed reforms in elementary and secondary education; Teachers and teaching policy; Assessment; Early childhood education; The adult workforce --
Appendices: The study; Trustees of the National Center on Education and the Economy; Biographies of members of the Commission; Commission staff and associates.
Other Titles: Report of the New Commission on the Skills of the American Workforce
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"...the honest hard-hitting report spares no one." (Coast Views, 10/2007)

 
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