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At 4 pm on Monday, May 22, Inigo Thomas posted an item in Slate wondering whether New York magazine's Michael Wolff's pan of Inside, the new website about the media not yet o
In the end, after months of waffling, I violated my principles and went to the Million Mom March for gun control--make that "common-sense gun control." I've never liked maternalist politics: It r
"There are more than a million writers in the United States and they write more than 500,000 books each year, 90% of which never see publication.
In a presidential election year, few issues inspire more citizen anguish and less political substance than public education. This year is no exception.
When, in 1980, George Will was discovered to be coaching Ronald Reagan on debating tactics one minute and pronouncing him a "thoroughbred performer" the next, journalists professed to be shocked
How can we respond most effectively to right-wing assaults on the premises of public education?
Amy Wilkins: The way that you deal with th
Ask a supporter of charter schools whether that vogue new concept holds promise for inner-city children.
Cammillia Mays is an African-American single parent who, like millions of parents across the country, faced a difficult decision when her daughter turned 4 years old.
With education among the electorate's top priorities, the phrase "higher standards" has become ubiquitous in political campaigns across the country.