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Volume 22, No.2 - Winter 2007/2008
By the Editors
After years of being hushed by rightwing demagogues and a compliant media, teachers, students, parents, and activist are getting loud and proud
While the bipartisan consensus that passed NCLB in 2001 has splintered, the old, unimproved version of the law is not going away anytime soon.
CBS goes overboard with this painful exploitation of children.
A University of Nebraska professor takes a satirical look at Education Week's Quality Counts report, where the Cornhusker state ranked at the bottom.
Two studies refute the claims made by voucher advocates: private schools are better than public ones, and competition makes public schools better.
Ohio attempts to close achievement gap by focusing on 9th-grade males
Portland's former superintendent gets a big stage with Gates Foundation assignment.
San Francisco fourth graders learn about global warming and take action to save the polar bears.
A veteran teacher laments the trend toward mandated curriculum and argues that teachers should choose materials that address students' lives and social issues.
Oregon students and teachers learn life lessons by participating in the 'Theater of the Oppressed'.
A writer and mother sifts through the fund-raising business and discovers that products that educate students and consumers and reward workers.
UCLA professor blunts anti-public school rhetoric with honest insights on education.