Spring 2003: Vol. 3, No. 2

Our Schools and Our Future

Assessments of the state of American education on the 20th anniversary of the A Nation at Risk report

Leftover Business

That the nation is still debating—and has yet to address—many of the issues raised by A Nation at Risk is a testament to its prescience

AFT and NCATE respond

The AFT responds The American Federation of Teachers' report Do Charter Schools Measure Up? has...

The Long Haul

It will take prolonged effort and more than just school reforms to boost student achievement

Greek Lessons

Gymnastics of the Mind: Greek Education in Hellenistic and Roman Egypt by Raffaella Cribiore Princeton University...

Unrecognized Progress

“It is high time that we commit the full resources required to improve every school in America, so that every child is at grade level or above"

Out of Balance

School Choice Tradeoffs: Liberty, Equity, and Diversity by By R. Kenneth Godwin and Frank R. Kemerer University of Texas Press,...

Help Wanted

Choice, accountability, and transparency will mean little without a new generation of school-based leaders to light the way

Honest Abe

Lincoln taught himself the three R's and more

The Test of Time

A Nation at Risk was an historic document—for its time. Now we know that while its findings were dead on, its reform agenda relied too much on the existing system


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