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“Acting White”

saving the American high school; more underground education; the Gates Foundation; talking about race

Book Alert

What School Boards Can Do: Reform Governance for Urban Schools. Donald McAdams (Teachers College Press). Don...

Tales from the Inside

Another Planet: A Year in the Life of a Suburban High School By Elinor Burkett HarperCollins, 2001,...

Leaving “School” Out of High School

The Winding Road to Academic Excellence

Book Alert

Generational Change: Closing the Test Score Gap. Edited by Paul Peterson (Rowman & Littlefield). In the controversial...

The Traditional High School

Historical debates over its nature and function

A Trip to the Rose Garden

The Student Who Taught Me How to Teach

Things Are Falling Apart

Can the center find a solution that will hold?

Table Talk

Unions have an interest in good schools, and not only because students’ learning conditions are teachers’ working conditions.

The Adolescent Society

James Coleman's still-prescient insights


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