Hamilton, David P.
December 1989
New Republic;12/4/89, Vol. 201 Issue 23, p18
Discusses the efforts of John Silber, the president of Boston University (BU), to improve U.S. public education. Experimental study in the Boston suburb of Chelsea, whose school committee has agreed to hand BU near total control of its school district for 10 years; Plan to use individual learning plans to give students personal attention; Standardization of the K12 curriculum by the university; Increase in the education budget of Chelsea; Fund-raising efforts of BU; Plan to start primary school for all students at age three.


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