U.S. News & World Report, January 18, 1999


You can now access online the recent cover story and special report in U.S. News & World Report that focuses on six top U.S. high schools, each from the Detroit, Boston, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, Atlanta, and New York metropolitan areas.

This special report also reveals some interesting statistics in the area of education technology: on average there are 7.8 students per computer; 9 out of 10 schools have one or more Internet connections; and about 1 in 3 have access to the Internet in classrooms.

The online version of the report offers a special page of resources pointing to statistics and report cards for schools and districts across the nation. You can find it at:


To access a printable and downloadable copy of the entire special report, go to: