A Primer on America's Schools (Paperback)

By Terry M. Moe

Hoover Institution Press, 9780817999421, 324pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2001

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In this volume the eleven members of the Koret Task Force on K–12 Education provide a broad overview of the American education system—pulling together basic facts about its structure and operation, identifying key problems that hinder its performance, and offering perspectives on the requirements of genuine reform.

About the Author

Terry M. Moe is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, a member of the Institution's Koret Task Force on K-12 education, and a professor of political science at Stanford University. He is an expert on educational policy, U.S. political institutions, and organization theory. His current research projects are concerned with school choice, public bureaucracy, and the presidency.