Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Sandy Hook Tragedy: Read to Break Your Heart (Again), Diane Ravitch

On the dust-up between Diane Ravitch and a number of 'reformists' over her comments on Sandy Hook's heroic teachers:

As Jerzey Jazzman reports, TFA Vice President for Insights and Digital Media David Rosenberg attacked Diane Ravitch for her post on the Hero Teachers of Newtown, calling it "reprehensible." This personal attack may shed some light on the increasingly defensive posture of TFA and similar organizations (more than on Ravitch's post, which simply pointed out that these were union teachers doing what union teachers do), since Jerzey Jazzman concludes that Ravitch (again) gets this one right. Here's to the teachers, children, and families, of Newtown.