Computers as Tutors: Solving the Crisis in
Created by Frederick Bennett, PhD, this site has been designated
a Top Site by Education Index. It contains the full text of Bennett's
entire book advocating the effective use of technology to improve
the welfare of students, teachers, and society alike.
Critical Thinking Consortium
This site, divided into separate sections for college/university
education and for primary/secondary education, promotes inter-disciplinary
educational reform and critical thinking. The site contains articles,
resources, and a discussion group.
Educating African American Males: A Dream Deferred
This ERIC abstract outlines the recommendations of the Milwaukee
African American Male Task Force (MAAMTF) for improving the abilities
of schools to address African American males' needs.
EdWeb - Exploring Technology and School Reform
This online book by Andy Carvin discusses the role of the Internet
and technology in education, trends in educational policy, and issues
in educational reform. It is revised regularly, and contains numerous
resources, including a list of educational listservs.
Engines for Education
This site, sponsored by the Institute for the Learning Sciences,
contains a book by Roger Schank and Chip Cleary. The book and the
site describe "what's wrong with the education system, how to
reform it, and especially, the role of educational technology in that
Foundation for Excellent Schools (FES)
FES is a nonprofit organization designed to give individual assistance
to schools (pre-K through high school) seeking to strengthen their
ability to help their students succeed. They work within the target
community in seeking to tailor solutions to the "school's individual
needs, resources, and obstacles." FES helps "schools analyze strengths;
plan strategically; develop partnerships with outside resources such
as colleges, businesses and community groups; and connect to a national
network of exceptional educators." Their programs are funded through
Grandfather Economics Reform Report
The Education Reform Report, by Michael Hodges and Bill Mechlenburg,
is one chapter of a series of reports addressing "threats to
the economic future of families and their children, compared to prior
generations." The goal of the investigation, the results of which
are very critical of public education, is to examine the inadequacies
of the current state of education in order to improve educational
Mathematics Equals Opportunity
The information presented at this site, stressing the importance
of mathematics in school and in life, was prepared in 1997 for U.
S. Secretary of Education Richard W. Riley. The site explains the
current state of mathematics in education and outlines steps to strengthen
its position in the future.