July 17, 2018
November/December 2001

Vol. 12, Issue 03

For lots kids, school is a useless game of Trivial Pursuit.

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A growing number of teachers are connecting in virtual staff rooms.

Teaching in times of technology and terrorism.

Poet Laureate Billy Collins wants students to get addicted to words. Includes a poem by Mr. Collins, "The Flight of the Reader."

What could be wrong with a school that gives homeless kids some stability? A fair amount, say education advocates. One Seattle facility is working to secure its future.

At a Philadelphia high school, city kids take to the fields to prepare for college and career.

After years of complaints about a sick middle school, an Oregon district finally shut it down. Teachers are relieved that their symptoms are getting attention, but it will take a lot to restore their trust.

Raising honest, decent kids today isn't easy. A dad wonders if schools are helping or hurting.

She craved quiet, and as it turned out, her students did, too.

A disturbing school for troubled teens. Plus: A radical educator.

When a good kid makes a mistake, zero tolerance goes on trial.

Tricky Fox fools everyone but a teacher. Also: A "gorgon" aunt, Van Gogh and Gauguin, mountain men, and moon gazers.

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