February 2002 School Reform News

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February, 2002
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The February 2002 issue of School Reform News highlights the many aspects of school safety, from student behavior to tainted food in school cafeteries to fire safety code violations. Mike Scott reports on the increasing popularity of school uniforms as a solution, while Managing Editor George Clowes summarizes recent data on school-associated violent deaths. Page 1 stories evaluate the recently signed Elementary and Secondary Education Act reauthorization and highlight two new studies that offer support for school choice as an achievement-improving reform. The issue also reports on the state of Pennsylvania's takeover of the Philadelphia public school system, teacher certification, and the relationship between spending and student achievement. John Coons is featured in the February issue's interview. (download pdf)

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