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Winter 2006 / Vol. 6, No. 1

FEATURES

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

By  
Features  

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?



RESEARCH


FORUM

The American High School

Can it be saved?

By Education Next  
Forum  

A “Comprehensive” Problem

The disconnect between fantasy and reality

By  
Forum  


CHECK THE FACTS


BOOK REVIEWS

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  


BRIEFS

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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

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