Wonderful work by a world famous economist on how to reform the us educational system. This needs to be a mandatory read for every state doe budget director. America is losing ground, a Nobel prize winning economist has given us practical, feasible solutions. Wakeup, read, listen, and talk to your representatives about solutions
In 1955 Milton Friedman wrote 'The Role of Government in Education', little knowing his essay would promote and begin the modern 'school choice' movement. In it he argued there was no justification for the government's operation of schools - and his essay here is reconsidered fifty years later, gathering writings form the nation's top educators to consider its merit in modern times.