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

High-School Headache

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

If the World Is Flat

A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century by THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN

Sex, Drugs And More Sex and Drugs

I Am Charlotte Simmons by TOM WOLFE Prep by CURTIS SITTENFELD

Color Me Purple

Colormute: Race Talk Dilemmas in an American School by MICA POLLOCK


Is Bill Cosby Right? Or Has the Black Middle Class Lost Its Mind?...

Foundations Matter

A Detroit boy works to fix the public schools

The Traditional High School

Historical debates over its nature and function


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