Enhancing the Value of Public Education: Lessons from the Private Sector - I'm surprised I haven't seen more pieces like this one, that look at the lessons public schools can learn from private schools. Charter schools should be the epitome of this - subsidized but still able to implement innovative programs . . . the question becomes are these schools too entrenched in the same old, same old, or is there something fundamentally flawed?
Lastly, a piece about playing sports and civic engagement . . .