A Distraction From Schools' Real Needs

Rothstein, Richard; Mishel, Lawrence
October 2007
School Administrator;Oct2007, Vol. 64 Issue 9, p6
The author argues against the idea that radical reform of U.S. public schools is the method through which America will thrive, explaining that school improvement is necessary but change must begin at social and economic policy levels. He discusses U.S. workforce productivity, productivity and policy in relation to wealth distribution, economic success, and workers' unionization efforts. He calls fro tax, regulatory, and labor market policies that support fair distribution of wealth.


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