Book Reviews

Education Matters: Selected Essays

Education Matters: Selected Essays by Alan B. Krueger

Marginal Impact

Upstart Startup: Creating and Sustaining a Public Charter School By James Nehring; Standards of Mind and Heart: Creating the Good High School By Peggy Silva and Robert A. Mackin; Central Park East and Its Graduates: “Learning by Heart” By David Bensman; One Kid at a Time: Big Lessons from a Small School By Eliot Levine

Study Abroad

Why Schools Matter: A Cross-National Comparison of Curriculum and Learning by William H. Schmidt et al.

Just the Facts

School Figures: The Data Behind the Debate by Hanna Skandera and Richard Sousa Hoover Institution, 2003, $15; 342 pp.

Book Alert

Doing Our Own Thing: The Degradation of Language and Music and Why We Should,...

Still Dreaming

The American Dream and the Public Schools By Jennifer Hochschild and Nathan Scovronick

Eye of the Beholder

All Else Equal: Are Public and Private Schools Different? By Luis Benveniste, Martin Carnoy, and Richard Rothstein

Progressively Worse

Getting It Wrong from the Beginning: Our Progressivist Inheritance from Herbert Spencer, John Dewey, and Jean Piaget by Kieran Egan

Sensitivity Training

The Language Police: How Pressure Groups Restrict What Students Learn by Diane Ravitch

Teachers Unions

The good, the bad, and the ugly

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