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Fall 2011 / Vol. 11, No. 4

FEATURES

Are U.S. Students Ready to Compete?

 
The latest on each state’s international standing


Getting At-Risk Teens to Graduation

Blended learning offers a second chance

Photos: Additional images of Performance Learning Centers (PLCs) in Hampton and Richmond, Virginia.


The Public Weighs In on School Reform

Intense controversies do not alter public thinking, but teachers differ more sharply than ever


The 2012 Republican Candidates (So Far)

What they’ve said and done on education in the past, and what they might do about our public schools if elected


Unlocking the Secrets of High-Performing Charters

Tight management and “no excuses”



RESEARCH

Principled Principals

New evidence from Chicago shows they fire the least effective teachers


Managing the Teacher Workforce

The consequences of “last in, first out” personnel policies



FORUM

Fixing Teacher Pensions

Is it enough to adjust existing plans?



CHECK THE FACTS


BOOK REVIEWS

Cautionary Tale

Review of Schoolhouse of Cards by Eugene Hickok and Collision Course by Paul Manna


Mismatch

Review of The Bee Eater by Richard Whitmire



BRIEFS

The New Superintendent of Schools for New Orleans

A conversation with John White


Trouble in Kansas

Parents in a wealthy district sue to pay more taxes


Florida Reformers Got It Right

Hybrid schoolers reap the benefits


No Matter How You Ask the Question

School vouchers rebounded in 2011


All A-Twitter about Education

Improving our schools in 140 characters or less


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