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Spring 2008 / Vol. 8, No. 2

FEATURES

New York City’s Education Battles

The mayor, the schools, and the “rinky-dink candy store”


The Vallas Effect

The supersized superintendent moves to the Superdome city

By Dale Mezzacappa  
Features, On Top of the News  

Screens Down

Students teach the wonders of technology

By Ian Earle  
Features, Technology  

Voting Down Vouchers

Lessons learned from Utah


Going for the Gold

Secrets of successful schools

By Barry Newstead, Amy Saxton and Susan J. Colby  
Features, Teachers and Teaching  

Troublemaker

The education of Chester Finn


Charter Politics

Why some places have more students in charter schools and others have fewer

By Christiana Stoddard and Sean P. Corcoran  
Charter Schools and Vouchers, Features, Government and Politics, Research, School Spending  

No Choice in Milwaukee!?!

Remarkable finding by an un-credible study



RESEARCH

Education and Economic Growth

It’s not just going to school, but learning something while there that matters


Charter Politics

Why some places have more students in charter schools and others have fewer

By Christiana Stoddard and Sean P. Corcoran  
Charter Schools and Vouchers, Features, Government and Politics, Research, School Spending  


FORUM

Teachers for America

Catalysts for change or untrained temporaries?

By Julie Mikuta and Arthur Wise  
Forum, On Top of the News, Teachers and Teaching  


CHECK THE FACTS


BOOK REVIEWS

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

An honest look at union hero Albert Shanker



BRIEFS

Sponsored Results
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The Hoover Institution at Stanford University - Ideas Defining a Free Society

Harvard Kennedy School Program on Educational Policy and Governance

Thomas Fordham Institute - Advancing Educational Excellence and Education Reform

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