American Educator, Winter 2010-2011

Volume 34, no. 4

An Idea Whose Time Has Come
The Challenge of Complex Texts
Marilyn Jager Adams
E. D. Hirsch, Robert Pondiscio
Myth or Reality in U.S. Schooling?
William H. Schmidt, Leland S. Cogan, Curtis C. McKnight
High Flyers All Have Equitable Funding, Shared Curriculum, and Quality Teaching
Linda Darling-Hammond
How a Strong Curriculum Enlivens Classroom and School Culture
Diana Senechal
We Have Yet to Adopt a Common Core Curriculum That Builds Knowledge Grade by Grade—But We Need To
E. D. Hirsch, Jr.
A Uniquely American Educational Dilemma
David K. Cohen
Helpful, High-Quality Assessments Start with a Strong Curriculum
Laura S. Hamilton