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Fall 2007 / Vol. 7, No. 4

Baby, Think It Over

Technology meets abstinence education

Urban Hero

Wrong role for school teachers

By David Steiner  

Bum Rap

On the debate circuit with Central High

By Diane Ravitch  

What Begat the Achievement Gap?

History of Chicago schools provides few answers

By Nathan Glazer  

The Enforcers

Parents may gain right to sue over NCLB

Readers Respond

Evidence-based studies; update on Los Angeles; pre-K for all;

Indianapolis needs philanthropy; in defense of

Accelerated Reader

By Education Next  

Good News for Presidential Candidates

The public supports a wide range of education reforms

The Odd Couple

Murray and Rothstein find some unexpected common ground

Do Districts Fund Schools Fairly?

In Texas, differences are larger within districts than between

By Kacey Guin, Betheny Gross, Scott Deburgomaster and  
Journal, Research  

Basically a Good Model

NCLB can be fixed

By Dianne Piché  

Testing the Limits of NCLB

Implementation is not the problem

A Lens That Distorts

NCLB’s faulty way of measuring school quality

Crash Course

NCLB is driven by education politics

Will NCLB Hit the Wall?

Congress hopes to finish work on the reauthorization of the No ChildLeft Behind Act (NCLB) before the presidential primary season beginsin January 2008, though it is unclear whether that deadline will bemet. The six-year-old law was originally passed by Congress with strongbipartisan support, but now faces opposition from both the right andthe left. Can the […]

By Education Next  

New Kids on the Block

Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment

By Lisa Sanbonmatsu, Jeffrey R. Kling, Greg J. Duncan, and Jeanne Brooks-Gunn  
On Top of the News, Research, State and Federal  

All Over the Map

Explaining educational outcomes of the Moving to Opportunity program

By Stefanie DeLuca  

What Americans Think about Their Schools

The 2007 Education Next—PEPG Survey

Sponsored Results

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