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Summer 2010 / Vol. 10, No. 3

FEATURES

Competition Makes a Comeback

Academic bees and bowls attract top students


Edutopian Vision

George Lucas reimagines the American classroom


Fueling the Engine

Smarter, better ways to fund education innovators


Palace Revolt in Los Angeles?

Charter school and Latino leaders push unions to innovate



RESEARCH

Evaluating NCLB

Accountability has produced substantial gains in math skills but not in reading


School-Finance Reform in Red and Blue

Where the money goes depends on who’s running the state

By Christopher Berry and Charles Wysong  
Courts and Law, Homepage, Journal, Research  


FORUM

An Effective Teacher in Every Classroom

A lofty goal, but how to do it?



CHECK THE FACTS

A Closer Look at Charter Schools and Segregation

Flawed comparisons lead to overstated conclusions



BOOK REVIEWS

Look in the Mirror

Review of William A. Fischel’s Making the Grade


Equal Knowledge

Review of E. D. Hirsch Jr.’s The Making of Americans



BRIEFS

No Federal Case

Court says charter school is not a state actor


Competition and Charters Spur Innovation

School markets are creative, not static


Out of the Mainstream

Staying there isn’t easy

By Lynne Blumberg  
Briefs, Journal, School Life  

Bye-Bye Blackboards

Interactive and expensive, whiteboards come to the classroom


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