Let Free Market Work in Education STEVEN B. SAMPLE, Steven B. Sample, president of USC, served on the Van de Kamp education commission in Los Angeles last year and chaired the New York Governor's Conference on Science and Engineering in1990. and
Japan Must Rethink Its Telecommunications Industry--or Lose MICHAEL SCHRAGE, Michael Schrage is a writer, consultant and research associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He writes this column independently for The Times. He can be reached by electronic mail at firstname.lastname@example.org on the Internet
Penny-Flicking: A Cheap but Annoying Thrill MAGGIE ISKANDER, Maggie Iskander, 17, is a senior at St. Margaret's Episcopal School in San Juan Capistrano. This article first appeared in the school paper, "The Silent Majority."
O.C. Readers Give Thanks For Fire Help The Times asked readers to tell us who they would like to thank for their help during the recent fires in Orange County. Here is a transcript of some of the calls: