Teaching America?s Children: Inequalities in Education

For many, education in the United States is not delivering. Inequities in school resources, teacher salaries, student test results, and classroom student-teacher ratios are just some of the causes for alarm nationwide. We are also told that we're falling behind other nations in academic achievement. Is our public school system hopelessly broken? Does competition in the form of choice, charters, or vouchers help or hurt? How do we address these ills, and what is the prescription for success? Barbara Byrd-Bennett, Marguerite Kondracke, Wendy Kopp, Tom Luce, Anthony W. Marx

Festival: 2006

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