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A Stranger in Two Worlds

Moving from segregated to integrated schools proved to be a mixed blessing

The Struggle Continues

Brown v. Board of Education ended legally sanctioned segregation, but the decision’s promise awaits fulfillment

The Moral Imperative

Character Education, soul by soul, at the Hyde Schools

Retaining Retention

How Chicago changed, but ultimately saved, its controversial program to end social promotions

Teachers and Students Speak

Those closest to the action like the retention policy

Correspondence

Tough Love at the Hyde Schools Shortly after his initial visit, I asked James Traub...

BOOK ALERT

A Well-Tempered Mind: Using Music to Help Children Listen and Learn, by Peter Perret Janet; Within Our Reach: How America Can Educate Every Child. A Report and Recommendations by the Koret Task Force on K–12 Education; Educating Citizens: International Perspectives on Civic Values and School Choice, edited by Patrick J. Wolf and Stephen Macedo, with David J. Ferrero and Charles Venegoni; Dropouts in America: Confronting the Graduation Rate Crisis, edited by Gary Orfield...

A Story of Two Children

Why Can’t Our Schools Acknowledge Them?

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