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Winter 2006 / Vol. 6, No. 1

Surviving a Midlife Crisis

Advanced placement turns fifty

By ANDREW MOLLISON  
Features, On Top of the News  

A Foundation Goes to School

Bill and Melinda Gates shift from computers in libraries to reform in high schools


Checking NYC’s Facts

New York’s adequacy case; underground education; North Carolina charters; the Bloomberg revolution

By Education Next  
Correspondence  

The American High School

Can it be saved?

By Education Next  
Forum  

Foundations Matter

A Detroit boy works to fix the public schools

By ELI BROAD  
School Life  

BOOK ALERT

Is Bill Cosby Right? Or Has the Black Middle Class Lost Its Mind? Michael Eric Dyson. (Basic Books). As part of a diatribe against a beloved, thoughtful television personality, the Avalon Foundation Professor in the Humanities at the University of Pennsylvania incessantly misleads the reader about the country’s schools. Contrary to what Michael Dyson asserts, […]

By Education Next  
Alerts, Books  

Color Me Purple

Colormute: Race Talk Dilemmas in an American School by MICA POLLOCK


Sex, Drugs And More Sex and Drugs

I Am Charlotte Simmons by TOM WOLFE
Prep by CURTIS SITTENFELD

By Diane Ravitch  
Books, Reviews  

If the World Is Flat

A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century by THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN

By Michael J. Petrilli  
Reviews  

No Lawsuit Left Behind

Chief Justice Roberts, the schoolmaster?

By MICHAEL HEISE  
The Legal Beat  

High-School Headache

An institution that works neither for the "talented tenth"
nor those at greatest risk

By Education Next  
Features  

Friendly Competition

Does the presence of charters spur public schools to improve?

By GEORGE M. HOLMES, JEFF DeSIMONE and NICHOLAS G. RUPP  
Features  

World Wide Wonder?

Measuring the (non-)impact of Internet subsidies to public schools

By AUSTAN GOOLSBEE and JONATHAN GURYAN  
Features  

“Acting White”

The social price paid by the best and brightest minority students

By ROLAND G. FRYER  
Features, On Top of the News  

The Adolescent Society

James Coleman’s still-prescient insights

By James Coleman  
Features  

Things Are Falling Apart

Can the center find a solution that will hold?


A “Comprehensive” Problem

The disconnect between fantasy and reality

By  
Forum  

The Traditional High School

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 […]

By JEFFREY MIREL  
Features  

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