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Schoolhouses, Courthouses, and Statehouses: Solving the Funding-Achievement Puzzle in America's Public Schools
Spurred by court rulings requiring states to increase public-school funding, the United States now spends more per student on K-12 education than almost any other country. Yet American students still achieve less than their foreign counterparts, their performance has been flat for decades, millions of them are failing, and poor and minority students remain far behind their ...more
ebook, 432 pages
Published April 27th 2009 by Princeton University Press
(first published January 1st 2009)
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Full of important facts and analysis that I was totally unaware of regarding school policy. Good recommendations. Low on vitriol, uses very measured (and academic) language to discuss controversial topics. This is a must-read for anyone interested in eduction policy.