"A Nation at Risk" 30 Years Later: The State of American Education

"A Nation at Risk" 30 Years Later: The State of American Education

April 26, 2013 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
The Thomas B. Fordham Institute
1016 16th Street NW
7th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
United States

Thirty years ago, A Nation at Risk sounded alarm bells on the state of our nation’s education system. Since this pivotal paper was issued, what has changed in American education and American society—and what still needs to happen?

Join former U.S. education secretary William J. Bennett, eminent author, social and political commentator, and host of Bill Bennett’s Morning in America, for a conversation on our schools, our culture, our past three decades, and our future.
 

A Nation At Risk: 30 Years Later

Looking back on the release of "the single most influential document in the history of American education."

Lecturer

 
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William J. Bennett, host of Bill Bennett's Morning in America and former U.S. secretary of education

 Introduction

 
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Chester E. Finn, Jr., president of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute