Spring 2004: Vol. 4, No. 2

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,...

A Kibbutz Education

The collective farm was a powerful educational tool

Rod Paige on teachers who cheat; the benefits of inclusion

It is shameful that a small minority of teachers feel the need to help their students cheat on tests. The issue says something larger about our society that is very hard to fathom and is simply unacceptable.

Uncivil War

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

Crafting Good Citizens

Public schools can —and should— teach students to become active participants in democratic life

Faulty Engineering

The diversity of values within American society renders public schools ill-equipped to produce the engaged citizens our democracy requires

A Board’s Eye View

Lessons from life in public office

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