The School Administrator

January 1999Religion in the SchoolhouseCharles Haynes' model for a civil public school

Features

  • Religion in the Public Schools

    by CHARLES C. HAYNES

    To rebuild trust between educators and parents of faith, school leaders have an unprecedented chance today to pursue what the author, a senior fellow with the Freedom Forum, describes as a civil public school.

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  • Legal Leeway on Church-State in School

    by OLIVER S. THOMAS

    The former legal counsel for the National Council of Churches explains what the law has to say about prayer, Bible clubs, creationism and other forms of religious expression.read more | purchase issue
  • Common Ground Principles at Work

    by JOE ANNICHARICO JR.

    The Ramona, Calif., school district has devised a civil means for settling differences over religion in the schoolhouse.read more | purchase issue
  • The Relevance of Religion to the Curriculum

    by WARREN A. NORD

    The study of religion, marginalized too long, may be the best way to stem an exodus from public schools, argues the author of Religion in American Education.read more | purchase issue
  • Math Wars: Tradition vs. Real-World Applications

    by RICHARD LEE COLVIN

    The chief education writer for The Los Angeles Times details the contentious debate over the direction of math reform and how this plays out in local schools.read more | purchase issue
  • Square One: Promoting Systemic Math Reform

    by DIANE J. BRIARS

    The director of mathematics for Pittsburgh Public Schools offers lessons on applying districtwide math standards.read more | purchase issue
  • Big Initiatives in Small Places

    by PAUL L. KIMMELMAN

    Research-based decision making enables smaller districts to apply world-class reforms, according to the superintendent of West Northfield School District in Northbrook, Ill.read more | purchase issue

Profile

    Stephen L. Sokolow by JAY P. GOLDMAN


    Superintendent, Upper Freehold Regional School District, Allentown, N.J.

     

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    Departments

    Focus

    Solving Problems Through Action Research by DANIEL R. TOMAL


    Assistant professor of educational leadership and foundations, Concordia University, River Forest, Ill.

     

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    President's Corner

    A Brighter Spotlight on Math by DANIEL A. DOMENECH


    President, AASAread more
    Guest Column

    Why Schools Must Teach a Counterculture by GARY A. BURTON


    Superintendent, Wayland Public Schools, Wayland, Mass.read more
    Executive Perspective

    Do We Suffer From Educational Glaucoma? by PAUL D. HOUSTON


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