Moderating the Debate

Moderating the Debate Rationality and the Promise of American Education

Michael J. Feuer
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Pub. Date: January 2006
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Moderating the Debate is a major statement on education research, policy, and reform that will be required reading for everyone with a stake in improving America's schools.


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Michael Feuer knows education scholarship better than almost anyone in the United States. In this new book, he deploys that knowledge to help us understand both the importance and the limitation of science in studying education. His argument is one that should be engaged by all of us who study and teach education. This is a must-read for faculty, students, policymakers, and practitioners alike. — Ellen Condliffe Lagemann, Charles Warren Professor of the History of American Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Cognitive psychology and behavioral economics have much to teach us about the complexity and limits of human reason. Michael Feuer draws on those teachings—and on his deep experience in applying science to educational problems—to build a timely and persuasive case for a patient and incremental approach to education reform. — Michael McPherson, President, The Spencer Foundation

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About the Author

Michael Feuer is dean of the Graduate School of Education and Human Development at George Washington University and former executive director of the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education at the National Research Council of the National Academies.


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