School Reform News : Issue Archive

  • December 2004 School Reform News

    The December issue of School Reform News features an exclusive interview with Mae and Martin Duggan, who founded Citizens for Educational Freedom (CEF)--the first organization established to promote...
  • November 2004 School Reform News

    The November 2004 issue of School Reform News features an interview with Lydia Segal, author of Battling Corruption in America's Public Schools, recently released by Northeast University Press and...
  • October 2004 School Reform News

    Although many Florida's citizens use public funds to purchase child care and other services from a range of providers that include religious institutions, the First District Court of Appeals in...
  • September 2004 School Reform News

    The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that Arizona's pioneering school choice tax credits--which have already passed constitutional muster in the state supreme court--can be challenged in federal court as...
  • July 2004 School Reform News

    The July 2004 issue of School Reform News reports on rallies held in Austin, Texas, where an estimated 2,000 Hispanic parents and students called for school vouchers and other reform measures, and...
  • June 2004 School Reform News

    The June issue of School Reform News reports an independent audit of the Miami-Dade County (Florida) School Board finds corruption and mismanagement have cost taxpayers more than $100 million. Such...
  • May 2004 School Reform News

    The May issue of School Reform News features an exclusive interview with Sol Stern: product of public schools, parent, journalist, policy analyst, and author of Breaking Free: Public School Lessons...
  • April 2004 School Reform News

    The April issue of School Reform News reports on the U.S. Supreme Court’s February 25 ruling in Locke v. Davey, which concluded Washington State was within its rights in denying scholarship aid to a...
  • March 2004 School Reform News

    The March issue of School Reform News reports the passage of a school voucher program for 1,700 of Washington, DC’s neediest schoolchildren--plus a leading Democrat’s voucher proposal for New Mexico...
  • February 2004 School Reform News

    The February 2004 issue of School Reform News discusses character education in public schools and reports the findings of several surveys that measure student attitudes towards cheating. Large...
  • January 2004 School Reform News

    Page 1 of the January 2004 issue of School Reform News reports on a Denver District Court’s decision to halt the Colorado voucher program ... and on the November 4 school board election in Colorado...
  • December 2003 School Reform News

    The December 2003 issue of School Reform News reviews several books that any school reformer would love to give ... or receive! Lisa Snell summarizes Making Schools Work: A Revolutionary Plan to...
  • November 2003 School Reform News

    The November 2003 issue of School Reform News offers coverage of a wide range of hot topics in the school reform arena, among them: school choice worldwide--Robert Holland of the Lexington...
  • October 2003 School Reform News

    The October 2003 issue of School Reform News documents the importance of school choice: Parents want it. According to a new Gallup poll conducted for Phi Delta Kappa International, only 35 percent...
  • September 2003 School Reform News

    The September 2003 issue of School Reform News features the coming showdown in Congress over a proposal to offer vouchers in the District of Columbia. The measure is expected to be taken up in...
  • July 2003 School Reform News

    The July 2003 issue of School Reform News offers extensive coverage of the generally obstructionist role teacher unions and the education establishment play in school reform efforts. Lexington...
  • June 2003 School Reform News

    On May 1, District of Columbia Mayor Anthony Williams, School Board President Peggy Cooper Cafritz, and Councilman Kevin Chavous pledged their support for expanded school choice--not just through...
  • May 2003 School Reform News

    “Horace Mann’s concerns were not with providing schooling but with making schooling an effective instrument for social reform,” notes education historian Charles L. Glenn Jr. in the May 2003 issue of...
  • April 2003 School Reform News

    April marks the 20th anniversary of the publication of A Nation at Risk--“one federal report,” writes School Reform News contributing editor David W. Kirkpatrick, “that did not end up on a shelf...
  • March 2003 School Reform News

    The March 2003 issue of School Reform News features Page 1 coverage of a lawsuit filed by the American Federation of Teachers against one of its own: the Washington Teachers’ Union. Just before...
  • February 2003 School Reform News

    The February 2003 issue of School Reform News features an exclusive interview with Charlene K. Haar, president of the Education Policy Institute and author of The Politics of the PTA, published last...
  • January 2003 School Reform News

    The January 2003 issue of School Reform News offers hard numbers, comprehensive tables, and useful graphs that document in several ways the desperate need for effective school reform in the U.S....
  • January 2003 School Reform News

    The January 2003 issue of School Reform News offers hard numbers, comprehensive tables, and useful graphs that document in several ways the need for effective school reform in the U.S. Managing...
  • December 2002 School Reform News

    The December 2002 issue of School Reform News features an exclusive interview with reformer, scholar, educator, and public servant Chester E. “Checker” Finn Jr. of the Thomas B. Fordham Foundation. “...
  • October 2002 School Reform News

    “Millions of children were left behind as the federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB) reform began to take effect this fall,” reports Robert Holland in the October 2002 issue of School Reform News. The...