ERIC Number: EJ538626
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Uninvited Comments from an Uninvited Guest. Section 4: Grading the Policymakers' Solution.
Berliner, David C.
Educational Researcher, v25 n8 p47-50 Nov 1996
Addresses the notion promoted by businesses that the American educational system is a failure. Explains that United States productivity is still the highest in the world in all areas of economic importance. Suggests that while politicians and industrial leaders criticize the educational system, their policies and actions undermine public education and even threaten American democracy. (GR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue topic: "Talking 'Truth' to Power." For related documents, see UD 519 755-769.