Vol. 14, No. 1

Charter Schools Survive a Biting ‘Rain of Terror’

Charter schools, once little more than glass miniatures, are proving to be the toughest, most enduring of all education reforms.

Examining High-Stakes Testing

Education Next talks with Joshua P. Starr and Margaret Spellings

A Testing Moratorium Is Necessary

Great instruction needs great assessments

Assessments Are Vital for Healthy Schools

Putting a moratorium on testing is akin to shooting the messenger.

Making Connections

A conversation with Barbara Dreyer

Competitive Kids

College admissions game starts early

Gains in Teacher Quality

Academic capabilities of the U.S. teaching force are on the rise

The Impenetrable Classroom

Mark Bauerlein reviews Larry Cuban's "Inside the Black Box of Classroom Practice."

The San Diego Story

A review of Tilting at Windmills: School Reform, San Diego, and America's Race to Renew Public Education by Richard Lee Colvin

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