Summer 2003: Vol. 3, No. 3

Security Detail

An inside look at school discipline

Paper tiger unions; Bronze Age of education; and nimble charters

Paper tiger unions; Bronze Age of education; and nimble charters

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.

Meet Mr. Shannon

At Bronx Prep, a master teacher shares his expertise. Photograph courtesy of Kristin Kearns Jordan.

Philosopher or King?

Shanker sought to transform teacher unions into a powerful voice for education reform, proposing ideas that were unconventional for a union president.

Locked Down

Will failing public schools let students leave?

Crowd Control

Does reducing class size work?

Learning to Earn

How higher standards affect graduation and employment

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