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Controversies
OVERVIEW
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Where Did All This Social Engineering Come From?
      Meet John Dewey, and See His Disciples in Action in Today's Schools
Does Day Care Damage the Learning Curve?
      Research Shows Kids Are Better Off in Home-Like Settings . . . Including the Home!
In Defense of Recess
      The Problem Isn't Wild Kids, It's Ineffective Supervision
QUALITY CONTROL
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Grade Inflation
      Twice As Many A's as C's are Given; It Used to Be the Other Way Around; Why We Should Care
Widespread 'Social Promotion' Cheats Students
      In Tucson, One Out of Three Failed, But 90% Got to Go On to the Next Grade
SPENDING
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More Money Would NOT Buy Us Better Schools
      Doing a Better Job With the Resources We Already Have Is the Answer
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
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The Black-White Achievement Gap . . .
      . . . And What Will (Finally) Work to Close It
GOVERNMENTAL ISSUES
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Was 'No Child Left Behind' Based on Faulty Data?
      Both Democrats and Republicans Bear Blame or Credit for the National Education Reforms
CURRICULUM ISSUES
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Cooperative Learning
      'No Child Gets Ahead'
FREE SPEECH
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Surprising Censorship
      Why Educators Don't See Their Book Selection as Censorship, and What You Can Do About It
Are Schools Banning Books?
      Units of Government Can Censor Books, But People Can't, and Not Even That Many Are Even Trying
RELIGIOUS RIGHTS
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Ten Commandments
      How Thou Shalt Display or Teach Them in Public Schools
CONFLICT RESOLUTION
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Crime in Schools
      A Call for Honest Reporting By School Officials
HOLIDAYS
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Keeping Christmas In Our Schools
      Yes, We Can, and It Doesn't Take Santa and the Reindeer to Do It
MULTICULTURALISM
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The Down Side of Diversity
      Ways to Get People to Mix That Don't Involve Political Correctness and Force
SEX ED
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Do Abstinence-Based Sex Ed Programs Really Work?
      Even Though It's More Difficult to Teach Self-Control, It's Worth It
THE FUTURE
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Should We RFID 'Chip' Our Kids?
      Some Say Absolutely Never; Others Think It's a Good Safety Tool
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