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Discredited and broke, the school privatizer found an unlikely white knight.
If only they are bold enough, Democrats can win on their own wedge issues.
A questionable plan to wire poor schools has turned into a business boondoggle.
Zero tolerance policies have created a "lockdown environment" in schools.
If "no child left behind" meant what it said, it would offer help, not
Abigail and Stephan Thernstrom have long been pillars of highbrow
conservatism in America.
Devising a fair federal policy for higher education would not be hard.
Used to be, nearly everyone--Democrat or Republican--loved Head Start,
the federal preschool program for kids from low-income families. And why
Sit in classrooms, eat in lunchrooms, romp on playgrounds and wander the
hallways in randomly selected public schools in America: It's right
here, in the nation's increasingly segregated and as
In October 1968, at the height of the Ocean Hill-Brownsville crisis, New
York Mayor John Lindsay got heckled off the stage at a synagogue in