Nick Lemann, staff writer at The New Yorker and author of The Big Test, recounts the amazing history of the controversial test that has come to dominate college admissions.
Archive for August, 2000
Former New York Times Editor Ted Fiske and Public Policy expert Helen Ladd tell us what America has to learn from New Zealand's experiment with school choice.
Howard Gardner, author of Multiple Intelligences, talks about the pursuit of truth, beauty and goodness in education.
Chester Finn of the Manhattan Institute argues that the financial incentives of the Special Education Program cause too many students to be classified as learning disabled.
Jack Jennings talks about some steady signs of improvement in our public schools and why Americans seem determined to ignore them.