Landmark 1983 Report Faced Backlash but Changed U.S. History by ‘Changing the Way We Look at Education and Putting It Back on the American Agenda’

President Ronald Reagan at the White House in 1984 with members of the National Commission on Excellence in Education and Department of Education staff after the release of “A Nation at Risk.” (Photo credit: Official White House Photo/Ronald Reagan Presidential Library)
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