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Tough choices or tough times : the report of the New Commission on the Skills of the American Workforce

By: National Center on Education and the Economy.
Publisher: San Francisco JosseyBass 2008Description: xxxvii, 219.ISBN: 9780470267561.Subject(s): Occupational training --United States | Labor supply --Effect of technological innovations on --United States | High technology and education --United States | Competition | International | Educational change --United StatesDDC classification: 331.114220973 Summary: 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. (www.books.google.co.in)
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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. (www.books.google.co.in)

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