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Fall 2014 Catalog


Education and the Environment

Failing Our Brightest Kids: The Global Challenge of Educating High-Ability Students

Chester E. Finn, Jr. and Brandon L. Wright

In this provactive volume, Chester E. Finn, Jr., and Brandon L. Wright argue that, for decades, the United States has done too little to focus on educating students to achieve at high levels. This candid and engaging book takes a topic that is largely discussed behind closed doors and puts it squarely on the table for public debate.

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