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Fall 2001 / Vol. 1, No. 3

Try, Try Again

Forced busing didn’t work the first time

By JOHN F. WITTE & JOHN E. COONS  
Books, Reviews  

Life Lessons

The obstacles in my path were perfect training for a teacher

By ADELA ACOSTA  
Features  

The Mismeasure of Learning

Poorly designed high-stakes tests may undermine the standards movement

By LAUREN B. RESNICK  
Features, Standards, Testing, and Accountability  

Military academies; do teachers matter?

Readers respond

By Education Next  
Features  

Education Next

Our name has changed, but our mission has not

By Education Next  
Features  

Selective Reporting

Quality Counts 2001, A Better Balance: Standards, Tests, and the Tools to Succeed by the editors of Education Week


Sciencephobia

Why education rejects randomized experiments

By THOMAS D. COOK  
Research  

Bowling Together

Private schools, public ends

By DAVID E. CAMPBELL  
Features  

Reform or Be Reformed

A new agenda for the teacher unions

By ADAM URBANSKI  
Features, Unions and Collective Bargaining  

A Union by Any Other Name

The NEA and AFT will promote reforms-but only those that serve teachers interests


Deindustrialization

Why teachers must come to regard-and organize-themselves as mind workers

By CHARLES TAYLOR KERCHNER  
Forum  

Identity Crisis

Can teacher unions really promote reform?

By Education Next  
Forum, Unions and Collective Bargaining  

Seasons Change

The shifting make-up of society and schools has already undermined the common culture

By NATHAN GLAZER  
Features  

High-Stakes Culture

Any attempt to divine the cultural consequences of choice must recognize that the movement for educational choice has not been limited to vouchers.

By DAVID STEINER  
Forum  

Ex Uno Plures

Public schools once taught a common culture. Now they try to teach every culture

By DIANE RAVITCH  
Forum  

Choice, Testing, and the Jigsaw Society

Will school reform undermine the common culture?

By Education Next  
Forum  

Digging Deeper

Houston has plenty of unfinished business as it transitions to new leadership an

By PAUL T. HILL  
Features  

Balancing Act

Redefining the district's role under standards-based reform


Taking Measure

A recent Council of the Great City Schools report hailed Houston for ‘beating the odds’ by generating sizable gains in student achievement.

By JANE HANNAWAY & SHANNON MCKAY  
Features  

Houston Takes Off

Will success survive the Paige promotion?

By Education next  
Features  

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