No Excuses: Closing the Racial Gap
The co-authors discussed their book, No Excuses: Closing the Racial Gap in Learning, published by Simon and Schuster. The book examines the… read more
The co-authors discussed their book, No Excuses: Closing the Racial Gap in Learning, published by Simon and Schuster. The book examines the impact of Title I, Head Start, and other education programs and reforms on minority achievement. According to the authors, many conventional solutions for improving schools, including increasing funding and decreasing class size, are ineffective. They suggested alternative solutions such as the No Child Left Behind program, standards-based testing, and charter schools. After their presentation they answered audience members' questions. close
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Christopher C. DeMuth President American Enterprise Institute
Abigail Thernstrom Senior Fellow Manhattan Institute for Policy Research
Stephan Thernstrom Professor Harvard University
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