Amy Oliver Show: America’s Low Test Scores Endanger Prosperity

On the first hour of the September 4 Amy Oliver Show, Dr. Paul Peterson, director of Harvard University’s Program on Education Policy and Governance, talks about his new book Endangering Prosperity. He makes the case that American schools and students are lagging in performance, with potentially harmful effects for the future economy, and refutes some common objections to his argument.

[http://audio.ivoices.org/mp3/iipodcast640.mp3]


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1 Response for “Amy Oliver Show: America’s Low Test Scores Endanger Prosperity”

  1. [...] math achievement, our nation’s economic future would be much brighter. Dr. Peterson’s recent podcast discussion with my Education Policy Center friend really brings the point home [...]

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