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Years On, Educators Still Divided On Scathing Schools Report April 26, 2013 3:22 PM April 26, 2013 Thirty years ago this week, President Ronald Reagan's administration released A Nation At Risk , a report warning of "a rising tide of mediocrity" in
How much of 'apocalyptic' education report still applies? 'A Nation at Risk,' released 30 years ago Friday, was one of a series of reports sounding alarms. Some of the same issues in US schools still resonate today, although progress in certain areas
A panel of experts offered a dire assessment of the U.S. education system in a report released 30 years ago this week that sparked the modern school reform movement. Some excerpts from that report, A Nation at Risk'': Our nation is at risk. Our once
U.S. students are falling behind their international rivals...America's economy will suffer if schools don't step up their game. "A Nation at Risk," the report issued 30 years ago by President Ronald Reagan 's Education Department , was meant as a
This week marks the 30th anniversary of the release of A Nation at Risk by the National Commission on Excellence in Education formed by U.S...The landmark report declared that "the educational foundations of our society are presently being eroded by
Davy Lin, a foreign exchange student from Taoyuan, Taiwan attends a class at Grant-Deuel School in Revillo, South Dakota, in this photo taken February 14, 2012. A federal commission on Tuesday said the U.S. education system had "thoroughly stacked
By Joseph Harkins WASHINGTON, D.C _ High schools students are slowly beginning to take a second look at math and science courses, according to a U.S.
Joel Klein and Condoleezza Rice seems to want very much to be seen as the new A Nation at Risk, the seminal 1983 report that warned that America's future was threatened by a rising tide of mediocrity in the country's public schools...Education Reform
But let's discuss parent trigger in the context of Stephen Colbert's "truthiness." Truthiness is a truth based on gut feelings without regard for evidence, logic or facts. In that sense, parent trigger can be seen as one example of educational "
Also by Jonathan Mahler As is often the case with morally charged policy issues remember welfare reform? false dichotomies seem to have replaced fruitful conversation. If you support the teachers' union, you don't care about the students. If you are