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The New Yorker (Sept. 4, 2006)

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There are five articles in the September 5, 2006, Education issue:

COMMENT
"No Mercy" by Malcolm Gladwell: Are zero-tolerance policies taking things too far?

IN THE KITCHEN
"The Lunchroom Rebellion" by Burkhard Bilger: Ann Cooper's bid to improve school food.

OUR FAR-FLUNG CORRESPONDENTS
"Deerfield in the Desert" by Nick Paumgarten: A prep school goes to the Middle East.

ON TELEVISION
"Hot Properties" by Tad Friend: Deals falling through in the Valley and on the Hill.

POP MUSIC
"Sex Symbols" by Sasha Frere-Jones: New albums by Christina Aguilera and Justin Timberlake.

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