A Nation Still at Risk: The Case for Federalism and School Choice
Publication Date: April 2008
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Dan Lips
Keywords: Education; School Choice; no child left behind; NCLB
Coverage: United States
Twenty-five years after the seminal report A Nation at Risk, American education remains in a state of crisis. Millions of students continue to pass through the public schools without mastering basic skills and knowledge. Policymakers and the public must recognize both this persistent failure and the attendant need for systemic reform in American education.