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Articles from Education Next (January 1, 2003)

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Title Author Type Words
Charters beset: new obstacles to continuing growth. (Forum). Brief Article 151
Choice & freedom: legendary economist Milton Friedman reflects on the idea be spawned half a century ago. (Feature). Kane, Pearl Rock Interview 1829
Correspondence. Letter to the Editor 2144
Fanatical secularism: many educators see themselves as called to emancipate their students--a mission that can leave students imprisoned intellectually. (Feature). Glenn, Charles L. 3707
Friendly competition: sleek education management firms are a vital component of the charter school movement, but innovation is more likely from the visionaries who create unique, grassroots charters. (Forum). Hassel, Bryan C. 4027
High stakes in Chicago: did Chicago's rising test scores reflect genuine academic improvement? (Research). Jacob, Brian 3738
Investment planning: the role of resources in education. (Book Review). Neal, Derek Book Review 1519
Lobbying in disguise: the American Federation of Teachers "studies" charter schools. (Check the Facts). Maranto, Robert 3501
Much ado about something: teaching students how to read the classics. (Education Matters to Me). Jago, Carol 599
Political educator: Paul Vallas became the nation's most sought-after superintendent by bringing order and energy to Chicago's moribund school system. (Feature). Russo, Alexander 3068
Reaching the ideal: special education has its problems, but they mainly follow from the failure of schools to comply fully with the law. (Forum). Turnbull, Ann P. 3422
Sisyphean tasks: the reams of paperwork that currently serve as special education's accountability" system distract from the practice of teaching and learning. It is time to focus on results. (Forum). Wolf, Patrick J. 4027
Special needs: how to bring accountability to special education? (Forum). Brief Article 125
The big stick: school reform in Chicago depended on setting standards and promoting systemwide improvement. (Feature). Wong, Kenneth K. 2938
The human capital century: U.S. schools led the world during much of the 20th century. Will they continue to do so? (Research). Goldin, Claudia 3441
The Philadelphia experiment: the story behind the Philadelphia school district's unprecedented move to turn 20 schools over to for-profit operator Edison Schools. (Feature). Mathews, Jay 3526
The urban education dragon: can the next generation of superintendents tame big-city schools? (From the Editors). 673
Yellow flag: the charter school movement will need to overcome a raft of political obstacles and high-profile scandals. (Forum). Manno, Bruno V. 3569

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