Summer 2005 / Vol. 5, No. 3
A charmed federal food program that no longer just feeds the hungry
What doesn’t get taught at ed schools?
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Back To The Feature
The Era of Big Government Is Complicated
Checked: “Quality Counts,” Education Week, January 6, 2005 “The Funding Gap,” Education Trust, Fall 2004. Checked by Robert M. Costrell This is a tale of two rankings. They represent the best of states-and the worst of states. A little wisdom and considerable foolishness. Some light, some darkness. Most of all, they purport to be about […]
n developed countries like the United States and Britain, the continuing challenge for educators is to sort through the choices of an all-you-can-eat school system and teach the basic skills. Despite so-called universal education, an alarming number of people still fail to reach even basic levels of literacy. According to Sir Claus Moser, chairman of […]
The role of schools in creating civic norms
The reality is that there is no such thing as an admirable manner of “doing school”: our children and our communities are too richly varied for that.
The charter school movement turns 14
this year, and its behavior, some might say, is “developmentally
CHECK THE FACTS
America (The Book): A Citizen’s Guide to Democracy Inaction by the writers of The Daily Show, with Jon Stewart. With a foreword by Thomas Jefferson.
The Trouble with Ed Schools By David F. Labaree