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Winter 2008 / Vol. 8, No. 1

FEATURES

Wave of the Future

Why charter schools should replace failing urban schools


Learning Separately

The case for single-sex schools


The Right Republican Strategy

“By…[selecting] the youths of genius from among the classes of the poor, we hope to avail the State of those talents which nature has sown as liberally among the poor as the rich, but which perish without use if not sought for and cultivated.” —Thomas Jefferson, 1782 “We need to challenge the soft bigotry of […]


St. Louis Blues

Tax credits down and out in Missouri

By Wilbur C. Rich  
Charter Schools and Vouchers, Features  

Peaks, Cliffs, and Valleys

The peculiar incentives of teacher pensions


American Teachers

What values do they hold?



RESEARCH

Accountability Lost

Student learning is seldom a factor in school board elections

By Christopher R. Berry and  
On Top of the News, Public Opinion, Research  

Accountability Incentives

Do schools practice educational triage?

By Matthew G. Springer  
Research  


FORUM

The Right Republican Strategy

“By…[selecting] the youths of genius from among the classes of the poor, we hope to avail the State of those talents which nature has sown as liberally among the poor as the rich, but which perish without use if not sought for and cultivated.” —Thomas Jefferson, 1782 “We need to challenge the soft bigotry of […]


The Democratic Take

The 2008 presidential election stands as a “change” election. The public’s anxiety over the challenges globalization poses to the future of the American Dream is driving a desire for the country to change direction. The American people understand that what will give the nation a competitive advantage in a global marketplace are the skills, creativity, […]

By Christopher S. Lehane  
Forum, Governance and Leadership, Government and Politics  

Election 2008: The Education Debate

In the 2000 election, President Bush’s pledge to combat the “soft bigotry of low expectations” was a pillar of his compassionate conservatism and crucial to his razor-thin margin of victory. That election begat the now-controversial No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). The law has split the Right between those who cheer accountability and those who […]

By Education Next  
Forum  


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Creativity Rising

Fewer slide rules, more paint brushes


Inside the Testing Factory

Some schools make it work



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