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October 13, 2014 | The Nation

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October 13, 2014

Cover: design by Robert  Best

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Letters

Snail’s pace… when cops kill… the Teachout moment… idiocy, emptiness, hopelessness… New Left revitalized…

Editorials

A growing, diverse movement is rejecting market-oriented reforms in favor of education justice.

A wave of domestic-violence scandals rocks the league.

A former public school teacher and union organizer picks his favorites.

Articles

To building a lasting peace between teachers unions and communities of color, we can’t forget their most painful battle of all.

Overcoming years of tensions and divisions, parents and teachers are linking arms to save public schools.

In Philadelphia, education reformers got everything they wanted. Look where the city’s schools are now.

Charters were supposed to be laboratories for innovation. Instead, they are stunningly opaque.

Her charter schools get outstanding performance reports—which leave out some salient facts.

Education reformers want to use technology in the classroom—for almost everything.

Books & the Arts

How the destruction of architectural treasures became a weapon in Syria’s ongoing civil war.

Art

How much of the pressure of reality can a work of art bear before it ceases to be art?

Book

How law firms and lobbyists protect and whitewash petroleum dictatorships.