A Commentary essay, "The Malevolent Tyranny of Algebra," in the Oct. 25, 2000, issue of Education Week misspelled the name of the president of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. It is Lee Stiff.
A list of state legislative referendums on the Nov. 7 ballot that appeared in the Nov. 1 print issue should have included a measure that would authorize a state lottery in South Carolina to benefit education. ("State Ballot Measures.")
A story in the Nov. 1 issue about fuel costs in schools ("Energy-Conscious Districts Take Rising Winter Fuel Costs in Stride") mischaracterized a remark by Thomas J. Chojnacki, the manager of the Milwaukee school district's environmental-services program, about the cost of natural gas. He noted that the price had risen.
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