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What Should the President Read?

It's the day after the presidential election. The winning candidate asks you to recommend three books to read before inauguration. Only one may be more than 10 years old. What do you suggest-and why?


Children's Crusade

Armed with business rhetoric and dubious "facts," the Children's Defense Fund has become the most potent lobbyist for a renewed welfare state.


Choice Challenges

Opposition to public-school choice is fading, but daunting obstacles await those who support more substantive reforms.


Wilder and Wilder

The Virginia governor's split personality might be just what voters want in a president.


Strength in Diversity

How do you get kids to learn and parents to care? The success of black private schools underscores the need for choice.



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