Equality of educational opportunity and knowledgeable human capital : from the Cold War and Sputnik to the global economy and No Child Left Behind
Source:Information Age Pub., Charlotte, NC, p.175 (2009)
Call Number:Cubb LC213.2 .J6 2009
Keywords:Education--Economic aspects--United States, Educational equalization--United States, Human capital--United States
Contents: Public education and the production of knowledgeable human capital -- The affluent society, the cold war, and the global economy -- Postwar expansion of public education and postwar education critics -- Equality of educational opportunity: the ideal and the reality -- Education for the nation's defense -- Equality of educational opportunity: the Coleman report -- From a nation at risk to no child left behind.