A performing-arts magnet in Dallas was founded as a tool of desegregation. Karon Cogdill has witnessed 40-plus years of the school’s uneasy evolution.
Bradley Friedman on the challenges facing performing-arts teachers
Nicholson Baker went undercover in the classroom. His resulting book delivers a message about education that Americans still need to hear.
Mastering the craft demands time to collaborate—just what American schools don't provide.
Diane Ravitch's second revolution