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Reassessing the View that American Schools Are Broken

  • Alan Krueger

The author evaluates the popular belief that the U.S. public school system is flawed and can be corrected only through fundamental changes in the institutions governing education. He finds that the system is not inherently flawed, and may actually be reasonably effective. Based on these findings, he offers incremental proposals to improve U.S. schools.

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Paper provided by Princeton University, Department of Economics, Industrial Relations Section. in its series Working Papers with number 774.

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Date of creation: Jan 1998
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  1. Alan Krueger, 1997. "Experimental Estimates of Education Production Functions," Working Papers 758, Princeton University, Department of Economics, Industrial Relations Section..
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