Our Schools and Our Future: Are We Still at Risk?
by Paul E. Peterson
Publisher: Hoover Institution Press 2003
Number of pages: 378
This book assesses the changes that have occurred in the twenty years since "A Nation at Risk", which urged major reforms in American education, was issued by the National Education Commission. It offers recommendations based on three core principles - accountability, choice, and transparency - that can reinvigorate the system and rekindle America's confidence in public education.
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by George Siemens
Learning and knowledge are cornerstones for society and organizations. This book is an exploration of the change impacting both learning and knowledge, and recommends changes required in order to align educational institutions with developing trends.
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