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Description - Tough Choices or Tough Times by National Center on Education and the Economy (U.S.)

Tough Choices or Tough Times, the report of the New Commission on the Skills of the American Workforce, shows how the dynamics of the global economy will lead to a steady decline in the American standard of living if this country does not undertake the first thorough overhaul of its education system in a century. This new revised and expanded version of Tough Choices or Tough Times includes: An updated Introduction A summary of the Commission's proposals Commentaries on the proposals by Denis Doyle, Lawrence Mishel, Michael Petrilli, Diane Ravitch, and Richard Rothstein, with responses from members of the Commission. Tough Choices or Tough Times provides a well-researched analysis of the issues and a compelling set of proposals for changing our system of education.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780470267561
ISBN-10: 0470267569
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 186mm x 20mm)
Pages: 264
Imprint: Jossey Bass Wiley
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - National Center on Education and the Economy (U.S.)

National Center on Education and the Economy (NCEE) (www.ncee.org) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing young people with the world-class skills that will allow them to succeed in a global economy. The National Center engages in policy analysis and development and works collaboratively with others at the local, state, and national levels to advance its proposals in the policy arena.