In "Recentered SAT Yields Apples and Oranges," December 2000, we incorrectly described changes to the SAT test. Students used to have 60 minutes to complete 60 math problems on the scored sections of the test; now, they have 75 minutes to complete 60 questions, 10 of which are more time-consuming and thus make a direct comparison with the prior arrangement difficult.
The January 2001 issue was to have carried the second installment of Robert Macy's discussion of how schools can address adolescent suicide. Other endeavors have kept Mr. Macy from completing the series, and we're not sure when it will run.
Dr. Alan Bonsteel, author of "One in Four U.S. Students Drops Out" in the February 2001 issue, has a new email address. He welcomes your comments at firstname.lastname@example.org.