A Commentary in the Oct. 26, 2011, issue of Education Week incorrectly stated Ty Cobb’s batting average. It should be .367.
A story in the same issue on civics education gave an incorrect publishing date for David Feith’s book, Teaching America: The Case for Civic Education. It was published in September.
A version of this article appeared in the November 02, 2011 edition of Education Week as Corrections