July 17, 2018
February 2002

Vol. 13, Issue 05

A foiled massacre teaches us what's wrong with high school.

  • Poor Marks
  • Get The Lead Out
  • Lively Debate
  • Lucky Breaks
  • Mr. Bill Returns
  • Talking Back

A growing number of schools turn to temp agencies to find subs.

The journal Questions offers answers on teaching philosophy.

Educator Anthony Colón has a plan for helping Latino students achieve—give them a shot in charter schools.

In a new program, fast-track classes and internships teach recruits the fundamentals of running schools.

Leading a journey from New Orleans to Africa, one teacher sheds light on history, geography, culture—and kids' own lives.

The debate about multiculturalism rages, but in one Chicago classroom, a white, male, middle-class educator nudges future teachers toward a greater appreciation of American diversity.

When poor skills and a flat economy threatened the future of teens in a California district, educators forged a new school from work-world projects. Now, as kids design gizmos, sales plans, and more, they're also building hope.

Inspired by plans to scrap the traditional SAT in California, a teacher makes the case for intensive foreign language study.

The power of portfolios to teach. Also, slamming standards.

In 1944, gutsy Mexican farmers took on segregation—and won.

Innocence attacked: Stories of children in times of war. Also: A dumb giant, the 1893 World's Fair, a slave tale, and more.

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