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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
...reports assert that strong public schools are the backbone of our ability to compete on the global stage: "If only to keep and improve on the slim competitive edge we still retain in world markets," A Nation at Risk warns, "we must rededicate ourselves to the reform of our educational system " In...
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School Choice: The Struggle for the Soul of American Education

Peter W. Cookson - 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
...through the world as vigorously as miracle drugs, synthetic fertilizers, and blue jeans did earlier. If only to keep and improve on the slim competitive edge we will retain in world markets, we must rededicate ourselves to the reform of our education system. Elsewhere...
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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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Educating Australia: Government, Economy and Citizen Since 1960

Simon Marginson - Education - 1997 - 286 pages
...learning, information and skilled intelligence are the new raw materials of international commerce ... If only to keep and improve on the slim competitive...ourselves to the reform of our educational system.' Yet student achievement in science and mathematics, and average scores in high school standardised...
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Corrupting Youth: Political Education, Democratic Culture, and Political Theory

J. Peter Euben - Philosophy - 1997 - 272 pages
...commerce" and so for us even to keep our "slim" competitive edge in world markets requires that "we dedicate ourselves to the reform of our educational system for the benefit of all." Learning is "the indispensable investment required for success in the 'information age' we are entering"...
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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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Standardized Minds: The High Price of America's Testing Culture and what We ...

Peter Sacks - History - 2000 - 364 pages
.... . We have, in effect, been committing an act of unthinking, unilateral education disarmament. ... If only to keep and improve on the slim competitive...of our educational system for the benefit of all. That passage from the Risk report was so wonderfully quotable, a virtuoso performance in political...
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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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