Overhaul Plan on Administrative Standards Debated
Vecta Group Bleachers Collapse at Colorado School
Judge Approves Boston Student-Assignment Plan
Meting Out Punishment
Federal Inquiry Into Bid Rigging Spans 8 States
New in Brief
State Officials Rush To Start Monitoring Chapter 1 Programs
State Nullifies Cleveland Board Action Amid Feud Between Board and Tutela
E.D.'s 'Wall Chart' Should Be Scrapped
Dade County Invites Proposals To Design From Scratch and Operate 49 New Schools
Cavazos Unveils Plan To Combat Loan Defaults
Highlights of Cavazos, Bennett, and Senate Proposals
New Report Cites 'Third Generation' of Segregation
Districts News Briefs
New Database Will Refer Users To Documents at ERIC Centers
Capital Update
Federal Update
G.A.O. Suggests Merger of Chapter 1 Special-Ed. Program
Kentucky's Governor Reveals Details Of His Plan for School Restructuring
Legislative Update
Letters To The Editor
For 200th Year, Library Creates Exhibition, Educators' Institute
Monitor To Oversee Detroit Schools
Missouri Is Ordered To Give Tax Refunds to Retirees
A.T.&T. and Unions Agree On Major New Child-Care Plan
Two Who Would Be President Vying Carefully in Tight Race
Ohio Senate Seeks To Finance Reforms Without Tax Hike
Cavazos: Drug Programs 'Worth the Effort'
St. Paul District Touting Saturn School As Model for Technology in Education
High Court Declines To Review Ruling Striking District's Pre-Game Prayers
Teachers in San Francisco Pick The A.F.T. as Bargaining Agent
All Handicapped Must Be Served, Court Concludes
Special Education
New York Teacher Standards Stress Knowledge of Child Development
Supplemental Bill Includes Call for Impact-Aid Study, Bilingual Funds
Schools 'Could Do Just What We Do if They Had the Same Resources'
Private Education Firms Discovering A Lucrative Market in Public Schools
California School-Technology Effort Hangs in the Balance
High-School-Degree Rule Is Set For School Boards in Tennessee
Texas Raises School Aid $450 Million, But State Court May Have Last Word
News Update
In 25 Years, Little Has Changed on Schools' Reading Lists
People in the Rain
Bush To Appoint Group To Proffer Education Ideas
News In Brief
Schools Urged To Raise Profile of Health Education
Chelsea-Boston University Pact Wins Approval in Legislature
A Taste of 'Banana Splits' Consoles Children Feeling Trauma of Divorce
Educational Trips to China Canceled; Future Exchange Efforts Said in Doubt
Commentary: The 'Curse' of American Adolescence
Column: Computers
Connecticut Lawmakers Pass Record Tax Increase
Districts NEws Roundup
Capital Digest
Federal Files: In limbo; On hold; On call
Florida Raises School Aid, But Declines To Revamp Finance Formula
Education High on Agenda Of New Speaker of House
Gilhool Resigns Amid Special-Education Funding Dispute
Column: Health
Sanctioning Dropouts as Answer to Schools' 'Stay-In' Problem
Irlen Lenses: A Cure for Reading Ills, or Quackery?
Entire Kentucky School System Is Ruled Invalid
Legislative Update
Letters To The Editor
Judge Picks Buffalo's Reville To Assist in Little Rock Suit
As Foreign-Language Enrollments Expand, Interest Growing in Non-Western Tongues
'Serious Gaps' Cited In Services Aiding Child Mental Health
Mofford Vetoes Legislature's State Budget, Says Democrats Were Kept Out of Process
National News Roundup
People News
Teachers Tell Pollster Lack of Support From Parents Impedes School Reform
Way Off Broadway, School-Based Businesses Thrive
South Carolina Lawmakers Adopt Deregulation Plan
Supreme Court Tightens Criteria in Employment-Bias Suits
Children of 'Splits': Resources for Educators
Senate Committee Backs 'Smart Start' Legislation
State News Roundup
Column: Teachers
Excerpts From Kentucky Supreme Court's Opinion
Topeka's Schools Remain Segregated, Court Rules
Whittle Sweetens Its Offer With Additional Services
News Updates
20 Schools To Pilot Test 'Desk-Top Video'
After a Divorce: Voices of Children
Kennedy Youth-Service Plan Would Involve Schools
Atlanta Union Protests Teachers' Arrests for Failing To Report Abuse
Arizona Revenue Plan Reduces Contributions to Pension Fund
Black Educators Hail Rapid Progress Of Their 'Effective Schools' Blueprint
The Hidden Persuader
21,500 Buses Recalled For Fuel-Tank Checks
Bush's Initiatives 'Disappointing,' Educators Tell Senators
California Lawmakers Begin To Parcel 'Embarrassment of Riches' to Schools
Capital Update
News in Brief
Middle Grades Called 'Powerful' Shaper of Adolescents
Scrutinizing the Secretary:A Slow Starter or 'On Target'?
Cavazos, Bennett, and Bell: First Steps
Governor Creates Panel To Monitor Chelsea Accord
Few Schools Said Ready for Hazardous-Waste Compliance
Backlash Against Choice Plans Emerges Among Minorities
Creating an 'Entrepreneurial' School System
Districts News Roundup
Ruling Called Step Toward Union of Reform, Equity Issues
Capital Digest
Federal File: Yes, it's Bush; Gang colors; Moral hits and misses
Foundations Column
Harvard Program To Train Urban Chiefs
Kentucky Officials Begin Laying Plans To Rebuild System
New York City Seeks To Recover Damages From Makers of Lead Paint
Letters to the Editor
Books: New in Print
Lujan: Education a Top Priority In Plan to Improve Reservations
Michigan Voters To Consider Vexing Sales-Tax Issue
Middle Schools Gain With 'Focus' on Child
Minnesota To Force Districts To Meet Contract Deadline or Lose Aid
States Are Held Immune From Spec.-Ed. Suits
Younger, Minority Pupils Swell Independent-School Rolls
Efforts To Increase Teacher Pay Stalled in North Carolina
Pennsylvania Court's Decision Eases Debate on Funding Shift
People News
Senate Panel Passes 2 Conflicting Bills On Effort To Stem Teenage Pregnancy
Private Schools Column
Privacy Rights and Public-Safety Concerns: Debate Stirs Over Access to Youth Records
Research and Reports
San Diego Adds Socratic Seminars to Teacher Repertoires
Court Eases Challenges to 'Reverse Discrimination'
States Found Still Using Private-Placement 'Option'
States News Roundup
The American Adolescent: Facing a 'Vortex of New Risks'
Recommendations for an 'Education President'
Cavazos' Criticism of House Voc.-Ed. Bill Draws Fire From Key Republican Panelist
Graders 'Flagging' Writing Tests for Signs of Distress