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Fall 2014 / Vol. 14, No. 4

FEATURES

The Philadelphia School District’s Ongoing Financial Crisis

Why the district has a money problem


Inside Successful District-Charter Compacts

Teachers and administrators collaborate to share best practices


Beyond the Factory Model

Oakland teachers learn how to blend


Civil Rights Enforcement Gone Haywire

The federal government’s new school-discipline policy


Still Reforming after All These Years

A conversation with Houston Independent School District Superintendent Terry Grier


U.S. Students from Educated Families Lag in International Tests

It’s not just about kids in poor neighborhoods



RESEARCH

What Effective Schools Do

Stretching the cognitive limits on achievement


Does Student Attrition Explain KIPP’s Success?

Evidence on which students leave KIPP middle schools and who replaces them



FORUM

Charters Should Be Expected to Serve All Kinds of Students

Part of the forum: Should Charter Schools Enroll More Special Education Students?


School Quality Matters Most, Whether District or Charter

Part of the forum: Should Charter Schools Enroll More Special Education Students?


Should Charter Schools Enroll More Special Education Students?

Education Next talks with Robin J. Lake, Gary Miron, and Pedro A. Noguera



CHECK THE FACTS


BOOK REVIEWS

Reporting Opinion, Shaping an Agenda

A review of ‘Teachers Versus the Public,’ by Paul E. Peterson, Michael Henderson and Martin R. West


Catholic School Closures and the Decline of Urban Neighborhoods

A review of ‘Lost Classroom, Lost Community’ by Margaret F. Brinig and Nicole Stelle Garnett



BRIEFS

Teacher-Tenure Decision Is NOT an Abuse of Judicial Power

Vergara precedents are multiple, judge’s actions restrained


Expand Your Reach

New-world role combines coaching teachers and teaching students


Learning in the Digital Age

Better educational apps are coming


Still Reforming after All These Years

A conversation with Houston Independent School District Superintendent Terry Grier


Script Doctors

A compelling play on the wrong stage?


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