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Class Struggle

I n every city there is a district which is called “tough” — a district which decent people, afraid of insult or theft, shun in both daylight and darkness. It…

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Held Back

Battling for the fate of a school district

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The Hamilton Cult

Has the celebrated musical eclipsed the man himself?

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Chronicle of a Death Foretold

Predicting murder on Chicago’s South Side

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Cutting School in Kansas

The state Supreme Court prepares to decide the fate of Kansas public-school funding

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Tyranny of the Test

One year as a Kaplan coach in the public schools

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Schoolhouse Crock

Fifty years of blaming America’s educational system for our stupidity

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Against school

How public education cripples our kids, and why

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September 2001

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