ERIC Number: ED483861
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Jan-26
Leading American Education into the 21st Century. Heritage Lectures. No. 863
This transcription of a lecture delivered by Rod Paige provides a discussion of the future plans for American education. After an introduction by Phillip N. Truluck, Executive Vice President of the Heritage Foundation, Paige uses the following topic headings to direct his talk: (1) The Education Revolution; (2) Improving Accountability and Compliance; (3) Talking about Choice; (4) The "Soft Bigotry of Low Expectations"; (5) Closing the Achievement Gap; (6) Winning the Battle of Ideas; and (7) The Naysayers. [Lecture delivered December 14, 2004.]
Descriptors: School Choice, Academic Achievement, Minority Group Children, Equal Education, Federal Legislation, Accountability, Educational Discrimination
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Heritage Foundation, Washington, DC.