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Carrots, Sticks, and the Bully Pulpit: Lessons from a Half-Century of Federal Efforts to Improve America s Schools Paperback – January 24, 2012

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This thoughtful volume avoids ideological posturing and instead asks important questions about what the federal government can and cannot do well in supporting education. The cast of contributors is top-notch and with enough differences in focus and perspective to make for a stimulating collection that you ll want to read in full. --Jeffrey R. Henig, Professor of Political Science and Education, Teachers College, Columbia University

A must-read for every education policy maker in the field, especially every state education leader who is directly affected by federal education policies and actions. As we chart an important course to follow on No Child Left Behind, it is imperative that we recognize the past since 'what's past
is prologue.' --Paul G. Pastorek, Chief Counsel, EADS North America, Former Superintendent of Education, Louisiana

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Frederick M. Hess is resident scholar and director of education policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI). Andrew P. Kelly is a research fellow in education policy studies at AEI.
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  • Paperback: 344 pages
  • Publisher: Harvard Education Press (January 24, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1612501214
  • ISBN-13: 978-1612501215
  • Product Dimensions: 0.7 x 5.8 x 8.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,655,404 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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An educator, political scientist and author, Rick Hess studies K-12 and higher education issues. His books include The Cage-Busting Teacher, Cage-Busting Leadership, Breakthrough Leadership in the Digital Age, The Same Thing Over and Over, Education Unbound, Common Sense School Reform, Revolution at the Margins, and Spinning Wheels. He is also the author of the popular Education Week blog "Rick Hess Straight Up" and is a regular contributor to The Hill and to National Review Online. Rick's work has appeared in scholarly and popular outlets such as Teachers College Record, Harvard Education Review, Social Science Quarterly, Urban Affairs Review, American Politics Quarterly, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Phi Delta Kappan, Educational Leadership, U.S. News & World Report, USA Today, the Washington Post, the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, the Atlantic, and National Affairs. He has edited widely cited volumes on the Common Core, the role of for-profits in education, education philanthropy, school costs and productivity, the impact of education research, and No Child Left Behind. Rick serves as executive editor of Education Next, as lead faculty member for the Rice Education Entrepreneurship Program, and on the review board for the Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools. He also serves on the boards of directors of the National Association of Charter School Authorizers and 4.0 SCHOOLS. A former high school social studies teacher, he teaches or has taught at the University of Virginia, the University of Pennsylvania, Georgetown University, Rice University, and Harvard University. He holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in Government, as well as an M.Ed. in Teaching and Curriculum, from Harvard University.

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This book is an excellent way to fill in your knowledge base of where did we get some of the regulations that the public schools must operate under.
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