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History11 - ReformingAgainandAgainand Again. ANationatRisk

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    Reforming Again and Again and  Again………. . A Nation at Risk If an unfriendly foreign power had attempted to impose  on America the mediocre educational performance that  exists today, we might well have viewed it as an act of  war. As it stands, we have allowed this to happen to  ourselves. We have even squandered the gains in  student achievement made in the wake of the Sputnik  challenge. Moreover, we have dismantled essential  support systems which helped make those gains  possible. We have, in effect, been committing an act of  unthinking, unilateral educational disarmament. 
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    Our society and its educational institutions seem  to have lost sight of the basic purposes of  schooling, and of the high expectations and  disciplined effort needed to attain them. This  report, the result of 18 months of study, seeks to  generate reform of our educational system in 
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