Just received a very lovely review from Donovan’s Bookshelf: Yo Miz! combines the tone of a memoir with serious (and, at times, unexpectedly comic) observations from an unconventional teacher who moves from her home school to teach at 25 Manhattan public high schools in one year, and charts not only Rose’s growth as an […]
Dr. Carole Lieberman, host of “Dr. Carole’s Couch” interviewed me about the book for her radio show. She asked some very provocative questions, including the toughest one yet, “Why do some of our public schools get to screen for top students and have so many more resources than others?” The full show is here. Dr. […]
Dan Hust wrote a beautiful piece on Yo Miz! for the “Sullivan Life” section of August 7’s Sullivan County Democrat. He hit all the high points. Many thanks. You can read it here.
One never knows what will ignite a journalist. Angela Barbuti of the NY Press, the publisher of the “Our Town” papers that line our Manhattan neighborhoods with local news, interviewed me recently about “Yo Miz!” For fun, I spit a few rhymes and she ran with it. If you haven’t become weary with my shameless […]
Thursday evening, Karen Lewis and Leon Botstein are being honored in NYC. The award is named for Deborah Meier, currently senior scholar at New York University’s Steinhardt School of Education, founder of several important small schools including Central Park East, co-founder of the Coalition of Essential Schools and a fun lady. The evening is produced […]