American public schools are in deep trouble. They are still characterized by ethnic and class segregation, grossly unequal teaching and learning facilities, and governed by mammoth bureaucracies with a plethora of contradictory policies and goals. For many low and medium income students, college is still not an option due to high tuition rates and poor primary school education. Is there any hope? Affirmative Action for All Our Children: And Why College Education Should Be Free tackles the hard truth and comes up with a compelling answer to solve all of these problems: the Federal Government should completely take over the education system. According to author Alain Corcos, such a takeover needs to include the federal government: Financing the entire education system from preschool to college Training teachers and paying their salaries Building and maintaining school facilities Developing the best curriculum to prepare all children to face today's world Providing tuition-free college for students willing to give back by serving their nation in some capacity for two years between the ages of eighteen and twenty Affirmative Action for All Our Children: And Why College Education Should Be Free lays out a detailed plan that paves the way for US public schools to become the best in the world. However, time is of the essence because any change will take at least two generations to affect the nation. About the Author Professor Alain F. Corcos taught nature and philosophy of science for twenty-six years at Michigan State University. He has written many scientific articles and three books published by university presses: The Myth of Human Races, The Myth of the Jewish Race, and Gregor Mendel Experiments; on Plant Hybrids: A Guided Study. He is also the author of The Little Yellow Train, Four Short True Stories of a French Family, Who Is a Jew? Thoughts of a Biologist, and Atheism, Science and Me.