Reference Shelf: U.S. National Debate Topic, 2017-2018: Education Reform

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ISBN: 978-1-68217-453-1
200 pages
Pub. Date: June 2017
Price: $75.00

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Education Reform is the focus of the National Forensics League’s 2017-2018 Policy Debate. Articles discuss different strategies in reforming primary and secondary education in the US.

Every administration aims to improve education through a variety of means- increased regulation, funding, standards review, and teacher professional development. How do we address the persistent achievement gap between ethnic and racial groups? Is a skills-based education the best for training twenty-first century workforce to compete globally? What is the role of technology in improving teaching or learning? This volume covers all the current issues in the debate including teacher training and pay, class size, and standardized testing.