Instructional Video Catalog:   Title Description
Title:   " Bottom Line in Education: 1980 to the Present, The "

In 1983, the Reagan Administration’s report A Nation at Risk shattered public confidence in America’s school system and sparked a new wave of education reform. This program explores the impact of the "free market" experiments that ensued, from vouchers and charter schools to privatization—all with the goal of meeting tough new academic standards. Today, the debate rages on: do these diverse strategies challenge the founding fathers’ notions of a common school, or are they the only recourse in a complex society?

Production Date:  2000
Length:  55 minutes
Ordering:  NETCHE Member checkout
Subject:  Education History
Non-Members:  Not available
Series Title:  SCHOOL: THE STORY OF AMERICAN PUBLIC EDUCATION

 

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