By Laurel M. Sturt
Calling on coverage, learn, humor and a beneficiant serving of snark, during this leading edge tale, irreverent Laurel M. Sturt pulls no punches detailing her strange existence within the trenches instructing in a high-needs straight forward university within the Bronx. With the Alice In Wonderland backdrop of a college strangled through poverty, No baby Left Behind's "accountability" and Michael Bloomberg's micromanagement, Sturt trains an unflinching eye at the problem confronting todayʼs educators, providing a scathing indictment of pretentious academic reform pushed by way of a mercenary schedule to denationalise a method worthy billions. the writer fees educators and oldsters to unite and set up on the grassroots point to struggle for this civil rights factor of our time--the correct to an honest education--coalescing round confirmed non-negotiables resembling common pre-kindergarten, a wealthy curriculum loose from high-stakes trying out, and the socioeconomic integration of colleges. by way of refusing an apartheid during which the only percentage and the ninety-nine percentage obtain greatly assorted educations, group by means of neighborhood we will force again the privatizers, restoring the “public” to a method devoted to all.
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