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The education of Mike Milken.

Subjects: *TRAINING; *EDUCATION; *SUBSIDIARY corporationsUNITED KingdomORACLE Corp. 144709193 ORACLE Corp. ORACLE Corp. 144709193 144709193 ORACLE Corp. 144709193 ORCL...

  • Source: Nation. 5/3/1999, Vol. 268 Issue 16, p11-18. 6p.

  • Abstract: In 1996 a $500 million pot from Mike Milken (who paid the Feds a $1.1 billion fine as part of his plea bargain but remained one of America's ...

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Nevada Goes Bust.

Subjects: *BUDGET deficits -- Government policy; *PUBLIC schools; *EDUCATION of poor peopleLAS Vegas (Nev.); NORTH Las Vegas (Nev.); NEVADA

  • Source: Nation. 9/20/2010, Vol. 291 Issue 12, p20-24. 4p. 1 Color Photograph.

  • Abstract: The article discusses economic conditions in Las Vegas, Nevada and possible cuts in social services that its budget crisis may render. Education

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Students for Sale.

Subjects: *CONTRACTS; *SALES; *EDUCATION

  • Source: Nation. 9/27/1999, Vol. 269 Issue 9, p11-18. 6p.

  • Abstract: Multimillion-dollar contracts that have turned some schools into virtual sales agents for Coke and Pepsi. Companies like to say they are promoting ...

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Where the Action Is.

Subjects: *ELEMENTARY schools; *TEACHERS; *EDUCATIONNEW York (State); UNITED States

  • Source: Nation. 5/25/1985, Vol. 240 Issue 20, p634-638. 5p.

  • Abstract: The article presents information regarding the experiences of a class teacher of a public elementary school in New York City, one of a network of ...

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Bush Flunks Schools.

Subjects: *UNITED States education system; *EDUCATIONAL tests & measurements; *EDUCATION policyUNITED StatesBUSH, George W. (George Walker), 1946-

  • Source: Nation. 12/1/2003, Vol. 277 Issue 18, p28-29. 2p. 1 Illustration.

  • Abstract: Argues that the Bush Administration's "No Child Left Behind" (NCLB) education plan is a thinly disguised attempt to destroy public

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Virtual Students, Digital Classroom.

Subjects: *TECHNOLOGY; *EDUCATIONAL technology; *EDUCATION

  • Source: Nation. 10/9/1995, Vol. 261 Issue 11, p377-382. 4p. 1 Black and White Photograph.

  • Abstract: In all strands of American cultural life, one can find so many examples of technological adoration that it is possible to write a book about ...

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The Activist Library: A symposium.

Subjects: *BOOKS & reading; *TWENTIETH century; *EDUCATIONALL I Asking for Is My Body (Book)MURAYAMA, Milton

  • Source: Nation. 9/21/1992, Vol. 255 Issue 8, p293-304. 6p.

  • Abstract: In this article, educators, public school activists, scholars and writers tells about a book on education, written in the twentieth century, ...

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Arcades.

Subjects: *AMUSEMENTS; *EDUCATION; *CHILDREN'S rightsUNITED KingdomTELETUBBIES (TV program)

  • Source: Nation. 3/16/1998, Vol. 266 Issue 9, p32-34. 3p.

  • Abstract: With TV screens in the middle of their Day-Glo stretchy suits and fuzzy antennae quivering above alien bushbaby faces, the stars of "Teletubbies," the BBC ...

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Why Rudy Reigns.

Subjects: *MAYORS; *LOCAL government; *EDUCATIONNEW York (N.Y.); NEW York (State); UNITED StatesGIULIANI, Rudolph W., 1944-

  • Source: Nation. 9/29/1997, Vol. 265 Issue 9, p11-16. 4p. 1 Color Photograph.

  • Abstract: This article examines the prospects of second term in the office for Rudy Giuliani, mayor of New York City, New York. When Giuliani took over, ...

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Myths, Lies and Public Schools.

Subjects: *PUBLIC schools; *EDUCATION; *HIGH schoolsUNITED States

  • Source: Nation. 9/21/1992, Vol. 255 Issue 8, p271-272. 2p.

  • Abstract: The article focuses on myths and lies related to public schools in the U.S. The myth is that in the past, schools taught more ...

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