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“This article proposes a strategy for banishing mediocrity and building in its place an excellent American system of secondary education. Before a cure can be prescribed, however, a diagnosis must be made.”


Suggested Citation
Bishop, J. H. (1995). Student, staff, and employer incentives for improved student achievement and work readiness [Electronic version]. American issues for school and the workplace (pp. 79-110). Washington, DC: Council of Chief State School Officers.

Required Publisher Statement
Originally published as: Bishop, J. "Student, Staff and Employer Incentives for Improved Student Achievement and Work Readiness," American Issues for School and the Workplace, Washington, D.C.: Council of Chief State School Officers, 1995, 79-110. Published version posted with special permission of the copyright holder.