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A Primer on America's Schools
A Primer on America's Schools

A Primer on America's Schools


324 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Cloth, EPUB, Trade Paper, PDF, Mobipocket

Trade Paper, $15.00 (US $15.00) (CA $17.00)

Publication Date: July 2001

ISBN 9780817999421

Rights: WOR

Hoover Institution Press (Jul 2001)


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In this volume the eleven members of the Koret Task Force on K-12 Education provide a broad overview of the American education system-pulling together basic facts about its structure and operation, identifying key problems that hinder its performance, and offering perspectives on the requirements of genuine reform.

Author Biography

Terry M. Moe is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, a member of the Institution's Koret Task Force on K-12 education, and a professor of political science at Stanford University. He is an expert on educational policy, U.S. political institutions, and organization theory. His current research projects are concerned with school choice, public bureaucracy, and the presidency.