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Education and Finance, History of Education in America, No Child Left Behind, Origins of Education in America, Education Reform, Government Intervention in Education, Education and Politics

America's War in Education and Finance: A View from the Front Lines by Todney Harris

The reason why I have written this book is due to the fact that America’s economic classes (lower, middle and upper), as well as America’s most important institution education, focuses and revolves around the economic philosophy of capitalism. The economic social structure and educational structure in America was created due to the growth of industrialization in this country. The book focuses heavily on economics and its role in the American educational system. There are probably a few people who are wondering why a teacher in America would write a book that talks about America’s economic system due to the fact that I am not a college professor or a teacher of economics. It is my hope that everyone enjoys the reading. I also hope that my thoughts that I have written are taken seriously.

5 Stars – A must read for anyone who cares about our children’s future.

Mr. Harris has brought the current state of our crumbling education system to the forefront and I whole heartedly applaud his efforts. Battle Grounds is a gripping piece that tells the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth about our education system and government. What I love about this book is that author and educator Todney Harris also offers solutions about how to repair our system and save our children’s futures.

Allyson M. Deese,

author of Discovering The Joy Within

It is my humble opinion that education is the one institution that has to be the priority. If citizens aren’t educated none of our institutions are going to survive”.

~Todney Harris


Todney Harris photo

Good Morning America! I just thought that I would take a moment and explain the reason why I decided to dedicate myself to writing this publication. First, let me introduce myself. I am an African American male who has dedicated my life to servicing America’s youth as an educator. I have learned a great deal about education and the children of America during my career. I have worked at both the middle level and at the high school level. I can state for the record that I have enjoyed my career and the interaction with the youth for the last thirteen years. During this time, I have seen changes in this wonderful country of ours that has had a definitive effect on education. These changes in America are the inspiration for this book.


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