Winter 2006 / Vol. 6, No. 1
Advanced placement turns fifty
Bill and Melinda Gates shift from computers in libraries to reform in high schools
An institution that works neither for the "talented tenth"
nor those at greatest risk
Does the presence of charters spur public schools to improve?
Measuring the (non-)impact of Internet subsidies to public schools
The social price paid by the best and brightest minority students
James Coleman’s still-prescient insights
Can the center find a solution that will hold?
For more than a century, American educators and education policymakers have chosen sides in a great debate about the nature and function of American high schools. The origins of this long-running argument can be traced to 1893, when the influential Committee of Ten, a blue-chip panel of educators, issued a report proposing that all public […]
Can it be saved?
The disconnect between fantasy and reality
CHECK THE FACTS
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I Am Charlotte Simmons by TOM WOLFE
Prep by CURTIS SITTENFELD
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