Education

  • January 18, 1999  

    California law schools look for new ways to achieve diversity in the wake of the passage of Proposition 209, which eliminated affirmative action from the state’s public education system. Continue reading

  • May 22, 1998  

    Springfield, Oregon continues to mourn following a deadly shooting at a local high school. This shooting is the latest in a string of violence that has marred the school year. Is this violence an aberration or an escalating problem? Continue reading

  • May 22, 1998  

    Springfield, Oregon continues to mourn following a deadly shooting at a local high school. This shooting is the latest in a string of violence that has marred the school year. Is this violence an aberration or an escalating problem? Margaret Warner gauges the situation with three experts. Continue reading

  • November 21, 1997  

    The Supreme Court agreed to hear the case of a New Jersey school teacher who was laid off for reasons of “diversity.” Phil Ponce and guests discuss the court’s decision. Continue reading

  • June 23, 1997  

    The Supreme Court decides to allow public school teachers to teach remedial classes at private schools, while still on the taxpayers’ clock. This reverses the Court’s 1985 decision not to allow the teachers to teach for parochial schools. Why the change? Elizabeth Farnsworth reports. Continue reading

  • April 21, 1997  

    Charlayne Hunter-Gault talks with Mamphela Ramphele, a South African who rose from radical street activist to head one of the country’s top universities. Continue reading

  • January 23, 1997  

    Kwame Holman reports on the Ebonics debate, which has moved to the United States Senate. Continue reading

  • October 29, 1996  

    College editors and activists discuss the campaign. Continue reading

  • October 14, 1996  

    Bob Dole has labelled the Department of Education and teachers unions as stumbling blocks to such education reforms as school vouchers. Is Dole’s criticism fair, and what about President Clinton’s plan to offer tax credits for college tuition? Two experts debate educational reform and presidential politics. Continue reading

  • October 14, 1996  

    Bob Dole has labelled the Department of Education and teachers unions as stumbling blocks to such education reforms as school vouchers. Is Dole’s criticism fair, and what about President Clinton’s plan to offer tax credits for college tuition? Continue reading

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