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Education reform: The battle ahead

Five years ago, as George W. Bush was pushing No Child Left Behind, his younger, even sleazier sibling Neil was picking the initiative's pockets.
Scream On
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  December 28, 2012
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Jeb Bush, savior of public education

Jeb Bush is a visiting fellow at Harvard's Institute of Politics.
Waiting for Kryptonite
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  November 26, 2010
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Boston public-school apartheid?

At the Edward W. Brooke School in Roslindale — a kindergarten-to-eighth-grade public charter school — the push to advance graduates to elite secondary programs begins in fifth grade.
Think busing was a problem in this town? Some are labeling charter schools as Boston's newest educational battleground
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  October 09, 2009
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Can Beacon Hill do better?

With DiMasi gone, the idea of casino gambling is again alive.
Gambling and education take center stage
By EDITORIAL  |  September 25, 2009