... powerful volume that needs to be read by scholars, policy makers, and practitioners who have the capacity to shape tomorrow. -- From the preface by Arthur E. Levine, president, Teachers College, Columbia University
About the Author
is a research associate of the Economic Policy Institute and a visiting lecturer at Teachers College, Columbia University. He is also the author of The Way We Were? The Myths and Realities of Americas Student Achievement
(Century Foundation Press 1998).