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Summer 2001 / Vol. 1, No. 2

FEATURES

A Few Good Schools

Why start a charter school in the style of a military college-prep academy? Put simply, Oakland’s public high schools are a disaster.

By Jerry Brown  
Features  

Getting a Head Start

Is preschool too early for academic instruction?

By the Editors  
Features  

Defrocking the National Board

Will the imprimatur of “board certification” professionalize teaching?

By MICHAEL PODGURSKY  
Features  

Flunking ETS

The Educational Testing Service makes divining the methods of good teachers look easy. It’s not.

By MICHAEL PODGURSKY  
Features  

Why Students in Some Countries Do Better

International evidence on the importance of education policy


Significant, but Not Decisive

A critique


Vouchers in New York, Dayton, and D.C.

Vouchers and the Test-Score Gap

By Patrick J. Wolf, David E. Campbell, and  
Features, School Choice  

Speaking in Many Tongues

The common stereotypes of Christian schools mask their healthy diversity

By DAVID SIKKINK  
Features  


RESEARCH

Raising Black Achievement

Vouchers and the Test-Score Gap

By Education Next  
Research  

Vouchers in Charlotte

Vouchers and the Test-Score Gap



FORUM

Young Einsteins

Should Head Start emphasize academic skills?

By Education Next  
Forum  


CHECK THE FACTS


BOOK REVIEWS

The Charter Movement

Public education’s new lease on life

By BRUCE FULLER  
Reviews  

Choice Lite

Learning from the New Zealand experiment

By JENNIFER L. HOCHSCHILD & MARK HARRISON  
Reviews  


BRIEFS

Sponsored Results
Sponsors

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

Sponsors