Academic Questions

K-12 Education

A Dangerous Belief

Sandra Stotsky
and
James V. Shuls

A review of two recent books on school reform by James V. Shuls provokes a heated exchange between two prominent scholars over a proposal to significantly widen the federal role in K-12 education.

Experiencing the Common Core

Carol Iannone

Carol Iannone illuminates the strengths and weaknesses of the Common Core State Standards and analyzes how accurately the CCSS represent the “American experience."

Islamic Schools and American Civic Culture

M. Zuhdi Jasser

This article on the growing influence of Islam on American charter schools appeared in the "Islam in Scholarship and Education" issue of Academic Questions (vol. 24, no. 1).