Ten years after A nation at risk
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Ten years after A nation at risk by Leonard Lund

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Published by Conference Board in New York, NY .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Business and education -- United States,
  • Educational change -- United States

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Edition Notes

Other titlesNation at risk.
Statement[by Leonard Lund and Cathleen Wild].
SeriesReport / The Conference Board ;, no. 1041, Conference Board report ;, no. 1041.
ContributionsConference Board., United States. National Commission on Excellence in Education.
LC ClassificationsLC1085.2 .L873 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination29 p. ;
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1195488M
ISBN 100823705137
LC Control Number94187625

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  Thirty-five years ago today, Ap , members of the National Commission on Excellence in Education walked into the White House with a report for President Ronald Reagan, “A Nation . Nation at Risk, brought in former governors and state lawmakers and engaged activists and real life practitioners. We concluded in “A Nation Still at Risk: An Education Manifesto” that we had far to go and vowed to work together to solve the nation’s education problems. After 15 years .   A Nation at Risk (NAR; National Commission on Excellence in Education, ) proclaimed in that U.S. K educational achievement was on a downward trajectory and that American technological and economic preeminence was .   What 'A Nation At Risk' Got Wrong, And Right, About U.S. Schools: NPR Ed Thirty-five years after the landmark report warned of a "rising tide of .

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