Winter 2006: Vol. 6, No. 1

A Foundation Goes to School

Bill and Melinda Gates shift from computers in libraries to reform in high schools

Checking NYC’s Facts

New York’s adequacy case; underground education; North Carolina charters; the Bloomberg revolution

A “Comprehensive” Problem

The disconnect between fantasy and reality

Things Are Falling Apart

Can the center find a solution that will hold?

The Adolescent Society

James Coleman's still-prescient insights

“Acting White”

The social price paid by the best and brightest minority students

World Wide Wonder?

Measuring the (non-)impact of Internet subsidies to public schools

Friendly Competition

Does the presence of charters spur public schools to improve?

High-School Headache

An institution that works neither for the "talented tenth" nor those at greatest risk


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