I confess that I was very disappointed by the review of my new book in the New York Times. The reviewer thought that I should have presented “both sides,” not argued on behalf of public schools, which enroll 85-90% of American children. If we starve the public schools that enroll most children, we harm them and the future of our society. I debated whether to respond on this blog but then decided against it. Sometimes it is best to remain silent.
Happily, Neil Kulick, a teacher, critiqued the review. He posted his comment here.
Thank you, Neil!
Your new book gives public school teachers (like me) hope. You are truly our champion. Thank you.
A while back, I read the review of “Slaying Goliath” in the NY Times. I did not quite like the review. Here is my reply to it:
Readers of Annie Murphy Paul’s review of…
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