Tough Choices or Tough Times The Report of the New Commission on the Skills of the American Workforce

National Center on Education and the Economy

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National Center on Education and the Economy
DATE
2006
ISBN
9780787995980
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ENGLISH
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11,94 MB
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"Anyone who hopes to hold a job in the next several decades should read-if not memorize-this extraordinary report." -Norman R. Augustine, Retired Chairman and CEO, Lockheed Martin Corporation, and Chairman, The National Academies Committee on Prospering in the Global Economy of the 21st Century"This penetrating, scary analysis and astute, far-reaching recommendations amount to A Nation at Risk for the next generation, a brave, clear call for top-to-bottom reforms in U.S. education . . . . Tough Choices sketches a bold and efficient new vehicle for equipping 21st century Americans with the skills and knowledge they will need-and that the nation needs." -Chester E. Finn Jr., Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, and President, Thomas B. Fordham Foundation"Bold, inventive, analytic, and piercing, the report's recommendations stand to make a huge difference in how America thinks about and enacts its educational enterprise for all-including its youngest-students." -Sharon Lynn Kagan, Virginia & Leonard Marx Professor of Early Childhood and Family Policy,Teachers College, Columbia University, and Codirector, The National Center for Children and Families"Tough Choices or Tough Times is must reading . . . . The Commission advances thought-provoking recommendations that should stimulate debate and then galvanize every sector of society . . . to muster the will and the wherewithal to ensure that America's workforce is the best educated and prepared in the world." -Hugh Price, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution, and Former President, National Urban League"[O]ur students are falling further behind and the people of this nation do not seem to be alarmed. This report lays out the kind of drastic change to the system that is crucial if we are to remain a viable economic and political leader in the world." -David P. Driscoll, Commissioner of Education, MassachusettsNational Center on Education and the Economy is the author of 'Tough Choices or Tough Times The Report of the New Commission on the Skills of the American Workforce', published 2006 under ISBN 9780787995980 and ISBN 0787995983.

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