Review - "Making the Grade" - Richard Louv - New York Times Book Review

Review - "Making the Grade" - Richard Louv - New York Times Book Review

"Shut Up and Let the Lady Teach" and "Schools of Thought: How the Politics of Literacy Shape Thinking in the Classroom"P a

by: Richard Louv | publication date: December 5, 1991 | Publication: The New York Times | pages: BR26

" . . . From her description, the system is insane, tracking children as slow learners if they are poor readers though they may have a decent aptitude for math. The school seems to have little capacity to identify emotionally disturbed or truly learning disabled children. The textbooks are incomprehensible. Yet her students often try to stand an deliver . . ."

Reviews of two recent books on public education, including Emily Sachar's "Shut Up and Let the Lady Teach."

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