Eric Hanushek

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Economist and Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, a public policy research institute; co-author of Endangered Prosperity: A Global View of the American School

Eric Hanushek on KCRW

America's "failing education system" has become a cliché of contemporary journalism — and it's most often blamed on the teachers.

The Most Noble Profession of Teaching Is Now the Most Embattled

America's "failing education system" has become a cliché of contemporary journalism — and it's most often blamed on the teachers.

from To the Point

No institution is more important to the US economy—or America’s role in the world—than public education. But no profession is more of a battlefield than public school teaching.

The Most Noble Profession of Teaching is Now the Most Embattled

No institution is more important to the US economy—or America’s role in the world—than public education. But no profession is more of a battlefield than public school teaching.

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