UNIT 1. How Others See Us and How We See Ourselves
1. Shall We Dance?, Heather-Jane Robertson, Phi Delta Kappan, June 1999.
2. What's Behind the Growth in Homeschooling?, Isabel Lyman, USA Today Magazine (Society for the Advancement of Education), September 1998.
3. Education's Brave New World, Bob Chase, Vital Speeches of the Day, February 18, 1999.
4. Schoolyard Tussle, Dana Milbank, The New Republic, December 14, 1998.
5. The New Education Bazaar, Thomas Toch, U.S. News & World Report, April 27, 1998.
6. The 31st Annual Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup Poll of the Public's Attitudes toward the Public Schools, Lowell C. Rose and Alec M. Gallup, Phi Delta Kappan, September 1999.
UNIT 2. Rethinking and Changing the Educative Effort
7. Renewing Democracy in Schools, Nel Noddings, Phi Delta Kappan, April 1999.
8. When Words Find Their Meaning: Renewal Versus Reform, Roger Soder, Phi Delta Kappan, April 1999.