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Toward Rational Education Policy

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Science  21 Apr 2006:
Vol. 312, Issue 5772, pp. 368
DOI: 10.1126/science.1127388

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Moderating the Debate. Rationality and the Promise of American Education. By Michael J. Feuer. Harvard Education Press, Cambridge, MA, 2006. 145 pp. $49.95. ISBN 1-891792-70-9. Paper, $24.95. ISBN 1-891792-69-5.

Combining cognitive science, behavioral economics, and organization theory, the author examines the promise and pitfalls of education research and policy-making.