Teaching the Lessons of 9/11  

As the first anniversary of September 11 approached, a controversy over the meaning of that fateful day and the place it will occupy in our national self-understanding irrupted into public view. The debate emerged not as battling manifestos by prominent …



Response to Michael Walzer  

Viewed from inside “history in the making,” a place where Americans now dwell, September 11 appears as a day that marked a radical change in our world. When we finally went to sleep that night, it seemed that a familiar …



Radical Algebra: Who Figures in Equations?  

RADICAL EQUATIONS: MATH LITERACY AND CIVIL RIGHTS, by Robert P. Moses with E. Charles E. Cobb, Jr. Beacon Press, 2001 192 pp. $21 IS MATH EDUCATION today’s civil rights struggle? Are children in inner-city and poor rural schools the dispossessed …