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  1. The Bias Question
    The Atlantic Monthly, November 2003, pp. 130-142
  2. The Big One
    Why the great California earthquake won't happen
    The New Republic, July 27, 1992, pp. 26-27
  3. Class Struggle (1998)
    What's Wrong (and Right) with America's Best Public High Schools
    1 Review
  4. College Admissions 2004
    Measure by Measure
    The Atlantic Monthly, October 2004, p. 134
  5. On Political Books
    Edgar Snow Told You So (Review)
    Why China's Great Leap Backward should come as no surprise.
    1. Edgar Snow: A Biography by John Maxwell Hamilton
    The Washington Monthly, July 1989, pp. 50-52
  6. Escalante (1989)
    The Best Teacher in America
    2 Reviews, 2 Readable
  7. On Political Books
    Harvard Schmarvard (2 Reviews)
    Getting into the Ivy League is neither as hard, nor as important, as the meritocratic e...
    1. A is for Admission by Michele A. Hernandez
    2. How to Succeed in School Without Really Learning by David F. Labaree
    The Washington Monthly, December 1997, pp. 42-44
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    Inside an Enigma (2 Reviews)
    The Cultural Revolution in China, by Thomas W. Robinson
    1. The Cultural Revolution in China by Thomas W. Robinson
    2. Mao's Revolution and the Chinese Political Culture by Richard H. Solomon
    The American Scholar, Spring 1972, pp. 304-307
  9. On Political Books
    Mending Broken China (2 Reviews)
    Beyond the grim television images, there's hope for reform.
    1. Children of the Dragon by Orville Schell and Andrew J. Nathan
    2. The End of the Line by Christopher S. Wren
    The Washington Monthly, September 1990, pp. 48-49
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    Minority Report (Review)
    The Source of the River, by Douglas S. Massey, Camille Z. Charles, and Garvey Lundy, ...
    1. The Source of the River by Douglas S. Massey, Camille Z. Charles, and Garvey Lundy, ...
    The Washington Monthly, March 2003, pp. 56-57
  11. One Billion (1983)
    A China Chronicle
    2 Reviews
  12. The Philadelphia Experiment
    The story behind Philadelphia's Edision contract
    Education Next, Winter 2003, pp. 50-56
  13. Whatever Happened to...
    Portfolio Assessment
    Can it be used to hold schools accountable?
    Education Next, Summer 2004, pp. 72-76
  14. The Press: Just Checking
    How to cut down on newspaper errors
    The New Republic, May 18, 1992, pp. 14-15
  15. Supertest (2006)
    How the International Baccalaureate Can Strengthen Our Schools
    1 Review
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    Uncharted Waters (Review)
    Inside Charter Schools, by Bruce Fuller
    1. Inside Charter Schools by Bruce Fuller
    The Washington Monthly, April 2001, p. 56
  17. Work Hard. Be Nice
    The roots and reality of the Knowledge Is Power Program
    Education Next, March 2009, pp. 28-35
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