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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


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


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?

Equity v. Equity

Checked: "Quality Counts," Education Week, January 6, 2005 "The Funding Gap," Education Trust, Fall...

Tread on Me—but Lightly

The Era of Big Government Is Complicated


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