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Spring 2008 / Vol. 8, No. 2

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  

Wikipedia or Wickedpedia?

Assessing the online encyclopedia’s impact on K–12 education

Book Alert

The Educational Morass: Overcoming the Stalemate in American Education. Myron Lieberman (Rowman and Littlefield). The equal-opportunity, granddaddy longlegs of all curmudgeons, Myron Lieberman, manages in one volume to savage teachers unions, education schools, the Education Writers Association, the New York Times, the Washington Post, education research, egalitarian school-choice proponents, and conservatives Diane Ravitch, Terry Moe, […]

By Nathan Glazer  
Alerts, Books  

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

An honest look at union hero Albert Shanker

Free and Appropriate

Parent's wealth muddies special-education tuition case

Today’s Education-Industrial Complex

Why aren’t schools an issue in the 2008 election?

Education and Economic Growth

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

Teachers for America

Catalysts for change or untrained temporaries?

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

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  


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

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