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Travels Without Charley

Author(s): Jack Jennings
Published: September 1, 1996

The author reflects on the reasons Americans are skeptical about public schools in this September 1996 article from Phi Delta Kappa.

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Article (PDF format, 121 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=Jennings%5FTravelsWithoutCharley%5F090196%2Epdf

The Good — and the Not-So-Good — News About American Education

Author(s): Diane Stark Rentner, Nancy Kober
Published: July 1, 1996

Review of data showing the achievements of American public school children and the areas for improvement.

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Full Report (PDF format, 281 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=Stark%2DRenterKober%5FGoodNotSoGood%5F070196%2Epdf

Do We Still Need Public Schools?

Author(s): Nancy Kober
Published: March 1, 1996

A brief history of public education followed by questions and answers on the role and importance of public schools in the US.

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Full Report (PDF format, 40.6 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=Kober%5FDoWeStillNeedPublicSchools%5F030196%2Epdf
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