Books by Fellows

What Lies Ahead for America's Children and Their Schools

via Hoover Press
Friday, February 21, 2014
What Lies Ahead, Edited by Chester Finn and Richard Sousa
What Lies Ahead, Edited by Chester Finn and Richard Sousa
What Lies Ahead, Edited by Chester Finn and Richard Sousa

The coming decade holds immense potential for dramatic improvement in US education and in the achievement of American children—provided that we seize the opportunities at hand and are not deterred by the obstacles to change. In this volume, members of the Hoover Institution’s Koret Task Force on K–12 Education examine both the potential gains and the pitfalls that lie ahead, informed by where US education has been, what changes—some, but not all, for the better—have been made in recent years, and what’s still required for the comprehensive overhaul that this vital enterprise so urgently needs.

Chester E. Finn Jr. is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and chairman of the task force. A former assistant US secretary of education, he also serves as president of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute. Richard Sousa, senior associate director and research fellow at the Hoover Institution, is an economist who specializes in human capital, discrimination, labor market issues, and K–12 education.

Available now at the Hoover Press and Amazon.
Copyright 2014. 

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