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

The Traditional High School

Historical debates over its nature and function

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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