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The Post 1983 Era: Size and Composition of the US Population and the US Student Population

  • Richard R. Verdugo
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Part of the Applied Demography Series book series (ADS, volume 10)

Abstract

In 1983, then Secretary of Education, T.H. Bell, proposed convening a national panel on the state of education in America. In his opinion, the American educational system was in complete disarray. He approached Ronald Reagan to convene the panel, but Reagan refused and so Bell took it upon himself to organize the group.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard R. Verdugo
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  1. 1.OdessaUkraine

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