N.S.F. Sets Goal To Triple Minority Science Teaching Force
Ford Gives 'Innovation' Awards to 2 School Programs
Suit Seeking Vouchers for L.A. Pupils Survives State Challenge
Principals Are Exiting Schools in Droves
Capital Update
State Journal: Tightwad review; Open-records quandary
Probe Spurs Law School To Alter Admissions Policy
Christian Activists Set Their Sights on School Board Seats
Chicago Principals' Group Votes To Cancel After-School Activities
House Fails To Override Bush's Veto of Leave Bill
S.C. Unveils Curriculum Frameworks To Spur Reforms and Guide Learning
National News Roundup
Capital Digest
Testing
Shaving Spending, Conferees Adopt Funding Bill for E.D.
For-Profit Schooling: Where's the Public Good?
Q&A: Professor Discusses Superintendents' Reform Mission
N.H. Board Votes To Eliminate Most Standards for Schools
Federal File: Priority promises; Trying again?
TV Stations Faulted for Dearth of Educational Fare
Junior Senator Carves a Policy Niche In Telecommunications for Education
Lobbying Group Outlines Plan for Need-Based Impact Aid
Bilingual Lessons From Australia
Philanthropy
One Parent's Odyssey: Or, How the Schools Take the Winds Out of Our Sails
Panel Finds 'Modest Progress' Toward National Education Goals
Contract Accord in Detroit Ends 27-Day Teacher Strike
Teacher Unions Try New Strategies To Lobby for Share of State Funding
Report Draws Praise for Its Data on Minorities
Sentenced to Sinatra
Rights of Children, Roles of Families Eyed in Fla. Case
Column One: Administration
Reform Measure Dies--Except as Campaign Issue?
Governance, Lottery Initiatives Seen Linked in Ga.
Cleveland Civic Group Calls for School Reforms
Legislative Update
Court To Weigh Adding Cases to New Term's Docket
Ballot Box: Chiefs back Clinton; Board members, too; Union clout; Public school product
People News
Foundations Respond to Critique of Girls' Education
Letters To The Editor
District News Roundup
State News Roundup
New Approaches Blurring the Line Between Public and Private Schools
Several State School Chiefs On Clinton Campaign Trail
Social-Studies Educators To Develop Own Set of Standards
Las Vegas Officials Mull Calls To Revise Busing Plan
Bush Signs Spending Bill With $28.3 Billion for E.D.
State News Roundup
Los Angeles Taps Deputy as Interim Superintendent
Unions Putting Time, Money, Energy To Task of Campaigning for Clinton
Capital Digest
Efforts To Implement Welfare Law Found Thwarted
Clinton's Search for Education Advice: 'Coals to Newcastle'
Books: New In Print
Teachers in Rhode Island District Back on Strike in Wake of Ruling
Wilson Vetoes Richmond, Bilingual-Education Bills
District News Roundup
Q & A: Researcher Analyzes When Libraries Keep Challenged Books
Barbie's Word Problems
Voters in Colo.'s Largest District Back 1st School-Tax Increase
Heeding Constituents, NCATE Alters 2 Procedures
Congress Approves Urban Aid, Expanded Child-Welfare Services
Scientists Debate TV's Effect on Brain Development
Court To Review Two Church-State Rulings This Term
State Journal: Not worth fighting; Board building bashed
Accord on Detaining Young Illegal Aliens Said Near
Publisher To Open Bookstores in Toys 'R' Us Stores
People News
Curriculum: Column One
School-Desegregation Plans at Issue in Missouri Races
Educational-TV Measure Clears Congress
Publishing
Teacher 2000
Boston Official's Private-School Choice Proposal Sparks Furor
National News Roundup
News Updates
With Death of O.E.R.I. Bill, Reorganization Put Off
Base Graduation on Performance, Not Seat Time
Senators Ask G.A.O. To Investigate Grants For a Political Taint
What Parents Really Look For in a School
Capital Update
N.S.F. Awards $6 Million for Math Curriculum
Technology Column
Partnerships
Ill. Ballot Question Sparks Debate Over Commitment to Schools
Ballot Box: Surrogate Blues; Child Support
Rural Educators Learn To Triumph Over Classroom Inertia
Mich. Court Issues Mixed Ruling on Mandated Programs
Despite Legislation's Death, Panel To Name Test Council
Management Firm Finds Schools a Tough Sell
Crusaders in Detroit Fight To Keep Board Seats
Coalition Releases Model State Child-Labor Law
Q&A: Researcher Discusses Shortcomings of 'Total Quality Movement'
Proportion Who Gave To Charity Down Since 1989, Survey Finds
News in Brief
News Updates
District News Roundup
Legislative Update
Incumbent Chiefs in Wash., N.C., N.D. Face Opposition
Books: Readings
Drop in Student Test Scores in Hawaii Stirs Concern
People News
An Education: Just Do It
Beethoven Project, at 5, Still Seeks 'Fighting Chance' for Children
Special-Education Column
Administration Touts Vouchers in Debates; Challengers Reject Funding Private Schools
L.A. Coalition Unveils Plan for Restructuring Schools
Boy Hurt in Playground Fall Wins Settlement in Lawsuit
1st-Grade Guide Dealing With Homosexuals Stirs Flap in N.Y.
Won on a Peel
Study Confirms 'Fears' Regarding Commercial Tests
Examining Head Start: Expand the Program--By Revamping Chapter 1
Ore. Schools in Eye of Storm Over Anti-Gay Measure
Reforms Have Overlooked Teacher Retirement, Report Says
Policy Reformers Jockey To Influence Winner of Presidential Election
In Joint Venture, E.D., N.S.F Release 'Action' Agenda for Math and Science
Tuition Up 10% at Public Colleges This Year, Report Says
Rhetoric on Job Training Is Similar, But Records Differ
Ballot Box: Radical Ideas; Attacking E.D.
Language of Ballot Measure
Capital Digest
Deadlines
State Journal: Kentucky black eye; Read yours today?
High Court Refuses To Hear Kansas City Tax-Refund Case
Letters To The Editor
Early-Years Column
Election Talk Aside, Education in Values Gains Momentum
Column One: Research
Colo. Voters Face Menu Offering Radically Divergent Reform Fare
Panel on Hispanic Education Finds Work Slow Going
Working Behind the Scenes on Reports, Md. Company Finds Its Strength in Numbers
National News Roundup
E.D. Awards Grant for Last of Standards Projects, in English
Calif. Adoption of Science Materials Seen as Part of New Trend
Re-Examining Head Start: Is Success or Failure Due to 'Home Start'?
Proposed Amendments in Colorado
Rules Seen Spurring the Hiring of Disabled Students
School Boards' Marks on Own Assessment Give Critics Credence
A Scare Tactic
People News
Pendulum Is Seen Swinging 'Back Toward Metric'
State News Roundup
District News Roundup
Flap Over Selection of Principals Settled
State Journal: Symphony in sync?; Tactical retreat
Participation in School-Breakfast Program Jumps 8.9 Percent
Events
Governors' Races Put Property-Tax Reliance to Test
Appointments
Colleges Column
Books: In Review
High Court Refuses Tenn. Special-Ed. Reimbursement Case
14 Teams Get Grants To Develop New N.Y.C. Schools
Health Column
Ballot Box: Youth vote; In the limelight
Winds of Change in Congress To Hit Education, Too
Tax Limits, Bonds, Board Races on Local Ballots
Like Democracy, Reform Is Not a Spectator Sport
Federal File: Lobbying; Farewell?
Design Contracts For New Schools Snag Over Rights
News Updates
Legislative Redistricting Reshuffles Decks for Education
Fiscal Referendums in Several States Pit Education Against Business
Children Without 'Traditional' Support Seen Posing Challenge for Schools
Before Census, N.E.A. Laid Groundwork
Vocational-Education Column
When Ability Grouping Makes Good Sense
Most Teenagers Found To Notify Parents of Abortions
R.I. Legislature, Labor Board Intervene in Warwick Dispute
Letters To The Editor
States See Dramatic Rise in Open-Enrollment Participation
Struggling Miss. Program Entices Liberal-Arts Graduates Into Teaching
Teachers: Column One
Study Showing Rise in Drug Use Called Into Question
Q&A: Science Teacher, and Letterman Sidekick, Recounts TV Career
Los Angeles Teachers Vote To Authorize Strike
Claims for Choice Exceed Evidence, Carnegie Reports
Capital Digest
Common Understandings for Complex Reforms
Girls May Get Signal To Join Football Huddle in Texas
Civil-Rights Lawyers Target School Board Elections
1 in 14 Youths Tried Suicide in One-Year Period, Study Finds
As Cities Sign On, America 2000 Continues To Be Work in Progress