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Spring 2010 / Vol. 10, No. 2

FEATURES

Toothless Reform?

If the feds get tough, Race to the Top might work


A Courageous Look at the American High School

The legacy of James Coleman


High School 2.0

Can Philadelphia’s School of the Future live up to its name?


In the Wake of the Storm

How vouchers came to the Big Easy



RESEARCH

What Happened When Kindergarten Went Universal?

Benefits were small and only reached white children

By Elizabeth U. Cascio  
Homepage, Research, State and Federal  

The Unknown World of Charter High Schools

New evidence suggests they are boosting high school graduation and college attendance rates

By Kevin Booker, Tim R. Sass, Brian Gill and Ron Zimmer  
Charter Schools and Vouchers, Homepage, Research  


FORUM

Gender Gap

Are boys being shortchanged in K–12 schooling?



CHECK THE FACTS

Quality Counts and the Chance-for-Success Index

Narrowing its scope to factors schools can control would give the measure greater value

By Margaret Raymond and the CREDO team  
Check the Facts, Homepage, School Life, Standards, Testing, and Accountability  


BOOK REVIEWS

Total Student Load

Review of William Ouchi’s The Secret of TSL


Dedicated, Decorated, and Disappointing

Review of Rafe Esquith’s Lighting Their Fires

By Liam Julian  
Reviews, Teachers and Teaching  

Tale of Two Cities

Review of Gerald Grant’s Hope and Despair in the ?American City



BRIEFS

Charter High Schools

Promising results from charters that educate teens


Strange Bedfellows

Students find unexpected ally in the Christian Right


Finding Time for Tennis and Thoreau

My online education

By Brett Ellen Keeler  
Briefs, Curriculum, School Life, Technology  

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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