September 2006 Archives

Why are we drugging so many of our children, and what effect is this having on their well being, wonders Julian Weissglass, director of the National Coalition for Equity in Education, in this Education Week Commentary.


Do principals avoid "the hard stuff" by focusing on daily distractions? What should their priorities be?


Is all the hype well-founded? Are American students overextended, or are they underchallenged?


Does race still matter in education? Or has class become a more salient factor in policymaking?


Is homework counterproductive, or can it be an aid to learning?


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