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" If only to keep and improve on the slim competitive edge we still retain in world markets, we must dedicate ourselves to the reform of our educational system for the benefit of all—old and young alike, affluent and poor, majority and minority. Learning... "
Oversold and Underused: Computers in the Classroom - Page 3
by Larry CUBAN, Larry Cuban - 2009 - 256 pages
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Family Matters: Why Homeschooling Makes Sense

David Guterson - Education - 1993 - 264 pages
An honest, perceptive discussion of children, education, and our common life as a nation by the bestselling author of Snow Falling on Cedars. A high school English teacher ...
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School Choice: The Struggle for the Soul of American Education

Peter W. Cookson, Jr. - Education - 1995 - 174 pages
...eroded by a rising tide of mediocrity that threatens our very future as a Nation and a people. . . . We must dedicate ourselves to the reform of our educational system for the benefit of all" (1983:1). The report resonated with a general sense that, despite Reagan's cheerleading, something...
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Beyond Liberation and Excellence: Reconstructing the Public Discourse on ...

David E. Purpel, H. Svi Shapiro - Education - 1995 - 224 pages
The authors' goal is to explore how an alternative, politically viable public discourse on education can be constructed. They examine the kinds of conditions, concerns, and ...
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High-risk Children in Schools: Constructing Sustaining Relationships

Robert C. Pianta, Daniel J. Walsh - Education - 1996 - 198 pages
...toother nations. The United States... had educationally disarmed itself in a hostile economic war. "If only to keep and improve on the slim competitive edge we still retain in world markets," [A Nation At-Risk] said, we must dedicate ourselves to the reform of our educational system. ... Why...
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Corrupting Youth: Political Education, Democratic Culture, and Political Theory

J. Peter Euben - Philosophy - 1997 - 272 pages
In Corrupting Youth, Peter Euben explores the affinities between Socratic philosophy and Athenian democratic culture as a way to think about issues of politics and education ...
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An Ocean Apart: Explaining Three Decades of U.S.-Japanese Trade Frictions

Stephen D. Cohen - Business & Economics - 1998 - 256 pages
...materials of international commerce," the United States needed to reform its primary educational system "if only to keep and improve on the slim competitive edge we still retain in world markets."30 That this concern has not yet been translated into improved educational performance is...
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All Work and No Play--: How Educational Reforms are Harming Our Preschoolers

Sharna Olfman - Education - 2003 - 215 pages
...in the 1983 Nation at Risk report, issued by President Reagan's National Commission on Excellence: If only to keep and improve on the slim competitive...ourselves to the reform of our educational system . . . Learning is the indispensable investment required for success in the 'information age' we are...
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High Stakes: Poverty, Testing, and Failure in American Schools

Dale D. Johnson, Bonnie Johnson - Education - 2006 - 257 pages
...televisions) and automobiles (eg, Hyundais) on the American educational system. The report stated, "If only to keep and improve on the slim competitive edge we still retain in world markets, we must rededicate ourselves to the reform of the educational system for the benefit of all" (7). The reform...
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A Level Playing Field: School Finance in the Northeast

Jane Fowler Morse - Education - 2012 - 365 pages
...mediocre educational performance that exists today, we might well have viewed it as an act of war. . . . If only to keep and improve on the slim competitive...old and young alike, affluent and poor, majority and minority.83 Blaming the schools in general, and teachers, parents, and students in particular, the...
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