Spring 2016 / Vol. 16, No. 2
How we can put education research to work
Can schools narrow the gap?
Gaining clarity on the report’s flaws will improve future research
Expanding opportunity for urban minority students
Today’s research reinforces Coleman’s findings
Racial composition of schools and student learning
Building on Coleman’s early theories, new academic competitions motivate students to achieve
Updating Coleman on the influence of families and schools
Hero and villain of school policy research
CHECK THE FACTS
A review of “Failing Our Brightest Kids” by Chester E. Finn Jr. and Brandon L. Wright
A review of “The Prize: Who’s in Charge of America’s Schools?” by Dale Russakoff
James Coleman generously shared his knowledge and expertise
For half a century, Coleman’s work has altered the shape of education research, school politics, and school policy.
Is one-third computer time about right?