Book Reviews

Just the Facts

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

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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

Teachers Unions

The good, the bad, and the ugly

Uncivil War

California Dreaming: Reforming Mathematics Education by Suzanne M. Wilson Yale University Press, 2003, $29.95; 320 pages. Reviewed...

Equally Mediocre

Final Test: The Battle for Adequacy in America’s Schools by Peter Schrag

Quality Curricula

Public Education as a Business: Real Costs and Accountability by Myron Lieberman & Charlene K. Haar

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Common Sense School Reform by Frederick M. Hess (Palgrave Macmillan). Common sense suggests that educators, like...

The Softening of American Education

Hard America, Soft America: Competition vs. Coddling and the Battle for the Nation’s Future By Michael Barone

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