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National Standards: A Plan for Consensus

by Chester E. Finn Jr.

An argument is presented for a common core of basics for all students. In addition, national standards are considered within the contexts of a pluralistic society and societal goals. Costs and benefits of adopting national standards are examined in light of the experiences of other countries with centralized educational policies. (Source: ERIC)

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 91 Number 1, 1989, p. 3-9 ID Number: 419, Date Accessed: 5/25/2018 4:51:40 AM

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