The case for school choice

Zuckerman, Mortimer B.
December 1992
U.S. News & World Report;12/21/92, Vol. 113 Issue 24, p102
Editorial. Defines Sputnik and explains its purpose. How Sputnik gave America a shock about our educational system; The reason why America's whole system of education may need to be overturned; What the 1980s reforms did; How the private sectorworks; What critics are concerned about school choice; Results of a recent study by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching; The experience with national standards; Suggestions.


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