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Inequality in the American Education System 07/17/2012 03:17 pm ET Updated Sep 16, 2012 The ultimate test of an educational system is whether it makes sure that every student, whatever their background, is exposed to the content they need to compete in today's society.
The 1983 blue-ribbon panel report A Nation At Risk exposed the dire state of America’s schools. The report was commissioned by Secretary of Education Terrel Bell to address “the widespread public perception that something is seriously remiss in our educational system.”
What follows is a list of five policy lessons the U.S. can learn from their PISA rankings—and from the countries who do a better job of managing to narrow the inequality gap without sacrificing performance. 1. Plot a clear strategy to improve the education experience for all students and narrow inequality gap.
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