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Winter 2010 / Vol. 10, No. 1

FEATURES

The Turnaround Fallacy

Stop trying to fix failing schools. Close them and start fresh.


D.C.’s Braveheart

Can Michelle Rhee wrest control of the D.C. school system from decades of failure?


The Case for Special Education Vouchers

Parents should decide when their disabled child needs a private placement


The Phony Funding Crisis

Even in the worst of times, schools have money to spend

By Arthur Peng and  
Features, Homepage, School Spending  


RESEARCH

Time for School?

When the snow falls, test scores also drop


Golden Handcuffs

Teachers who change jobs or move pay a high price



FORUM

Poor Schools or Poor Kids?

To some, fixing education means taking on poverty and health care



CHECK THE FACTS

Fraud in the Lunchroom?

Federal school-lunch program may not be a reliable measure of poverty



BOOK REVIEWS

Examining a Massacre

Columbine by Dave Cullen
As reviewed by Nathan Glazer


Can Johnny Graduate from College?

Crossing the Finish Line by William G. Bowen, Matthew M. Chingos, and Michael S. McPherson
As reviewed by Russ Whitehurst



BRIEFS

Education Data in 2025

Fifteen years hence, we will know exactly how well our schools, teachers, and students are doing


Supreme Modesty

From strip searches to school funding, the Court treads lightly


A Recession for Schools

Not as bad as it sounds


Dining Family Style

Meaningful dinner conversation can be hard to come by

By Joshua Gans  
Briefs, School Life  

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