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Mind over Matter

A popular pediatrician stretches a synapse or two

School Reform Economics

Inequality in America: What Role for Human Capital Policies? by JAMES J. HECKMAN AND ALAN B. KRUEGER, EDITED by BENJAMIN M. FRIEDMAN

Subordinate Clauses without Any Pauses

Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation by LYNNE TRUSS The War Against Grammar by DAVID MULROY

A Method to His Mastery

Leave No Child Behind: Preparing Today’s Youth for Tomorrow’s World By James P. Comer, M.D. Foreword by Henry Louis Gates Jr.

God: Another Four-Letter Word?

Does God Belong in Public Schools? By Kent Greenawalt Princeton University Press, 2005, $29.95; 261 pages. Between...

The Scream! Does Children’s Literature Have to Be Scary?

Welcome to Lizard Motel:  Children, Stories, and the Mystery of Making Things Up By Barbara...

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Education Myths: What Special Interest Groups Want You to Believe about Our Schools—And Why...

Training Teachers

The Trouble with Ed Schools By David F. Labaree

America the Unbelievable

America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction by the writers of The Daily Show, with Jon Stewart. With a foreword by Thomas Jefferson.

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Urban School Reform: Lessons from San Diego, edited by Frederick M. Hess (Harvard Education...

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