February 16, 1994

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The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation last month awarded $1.3 million to two literacy projects.
Nine days after a deadly earthquake devastated their community in Los Angeles's San Fernando Valley, students at Canoga Park High School returned to classes Jan. 26.
With a loud, forceful crash, a contingent of officers from the Wichita Police Department and the Sedgwick County (Kan.) Sheriffs Office kicked the door in and yelled, "Police! Everybody down!"
In the first full-scale history of Holocaust denial, Deboroh Lipstadt examines the common motives and tactics of deniers of the genocide of European Jews by the Nazis, as well as the underrcurrents of modem culture that have taken this once low-profile phenomenon from the realm of crank antisemitism to the front pages and college lecture halls of this country and others.
"Morally dangerous places for children." The striking phrase seemed to hang in the air, resonating with complexity. Is that what our public schools have become, the Boston University professor of education Kevin Ryan was asking me?
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