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Articles from Phi Delta Kappan (November 1, 2009)

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A school to watch. Taylor, Kathleen Brief article 253
After-school programs: finding the right dose: if the dose of time and activity are right, after-school programs can impact student learning. Dietel, Ronald Report 1751
Applications for prospective educator scholarships now available. Brief article 171
Becoming green: the green movement offers opportunities for schools to improve the environment and the well-being of our youth. Martinez, Monica Report 1380
China and U.S. Can swap ideas about math and science: learning from each other offers promising practices for both countries. Stewart, Vivien 920
Circular discrimination: a teacher with an attitude and an administration who looks the other way adds up to a jury award in a discrimination case. Zirkel, Perry A. 1130
Closing achievement gaps: lessons from the last 15 years: how educators look at achievement gaps will determine their success in reducing them. The guidelines and caveats presented here will help educators get a good start. Murphy, Joseph Report 2250
Closing one child's gap. Editorial 623
Emerging leader. Abel, Yolanda 309
Foundation Board of Governors adds new members. 335
Foundation reports. Brief article 145
From the editor's bookshelf. Book review 107
Full-day preschool comes to Ontario: moving a popular agenda ahead proves challenging in the face of a fiscal crisis. Levin, Ben 1213
Graduate more students. Brief article 283
Highly qualified teachers and the social foundations of education: courses in the social foundations of education are under attack. But if we want to prepare truly professional, high-quality teachers, those courses are essential. Neumann, Richard Report 2867
Immigrant students and the obstacles to achievement: today's immigrants bring needed skills and attitudes to the United States. It's about time we helped them work for the American dream. Stratton, Tamiko; Pang, Valerie Ooka; Madueno, Marcelina; Park, Cynthia D.; Atlas, Miriam; Page, Cin 3043
Insufficient questioning: effective questioning can keep students interested and improve their learning. Hannel, Ivan Report 3052
Lunch wars: winning over the hearts and stomachs of England's schoolchildren--and their parents--is another challenge facing educators. Mansell, Warwick 1045
Managing to lead: reframing school leadership and management. Spillane, James P. Report 2512
Mandatory exit exams discourage graduation: research does not support political claims that exit exams improve graduation results. Bracey, Gerald W. 1409
Meeting the challenge of school turnaround: lessons from the intersection of research and practice; seven recommendations for turning around low-performing schools may help leaders facing this challenge. Salmonowicz, Michael 3502
Nature vs. Nurture in special education: schools are organized as if nature has already won the contest. Marks, Susan Unok 689
New generation of instructional video. Brief article 156
Seeking solutions to intractable problems: gaps in student achievement and building programs stymie Australia. Caldwell, Brian J. 966
Six lessons for pursuing excellence and equity at scale: efforts in Montgomery County, Maryland, to "raise the bar and close the gap" depended on deep changes. Childress, Stacey M. 2935
Teach the girls. Brief article 122
Tension between students and teachers in urban high schools: school leaders must learn new ways to nurture teachers who are faced with students who resist learning. Cheung, Rebecca Report 1854
Test or exam. Taylor, Kathleen Brief article 214
The case for mandatory school choice: requiring students to choose a school can be an important catalyst of innovation and improvement in urban education. Toch, Thomas 1266
Tracking the progress of English Language Learners: educators must be methodical in identifying students' abilities to read, write, speak, and listen in order to ensure that students are improving their language skills. Murphy, Audrey F. Report 3485
Training subversives: the ethics of leadership preparation: aspiring principals must learn more than 'do no harm.' They must also learn to 'do good.'. Buskey, Frederick C.; Pitts, Eric M. Report 2436

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