Additional Praise for Moderating the Debate:

“Feuer offers an innovative blend of cognitive science, behavioral economics, and organization theory and winds up with a brilliant reappraisal of the promise and pitfalls of education policy. This books needs to be read by educators, social scientists, and anyone concerned with the future of schools and schooling.”
—Richard C. Atkinson, President Emeritus, University of California

“These insightful, well-written, and often witty essays bring the light of cognitive science and careful rationality to the dark tunnel of education policy. With Feuer’s expert—and thoroughly reasonable—guidance, the journey through that tunnel is more than worth it.” —Marshall S. Smith, Education Program Director,
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

“Feuer’s concise and elegant account of the complexity and limits of educational policy and scientific educational research lead to cautionary recommendations for policymakers and researchers alike; members of both groups should read this book. Moderating the Debate deserves a place alongside Lawrence Cremin’s Popular Education and Its Discontents as a signal contribution to the national debate on educational reform.” —Robert M. Hauser, Vilas Research Professor of Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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