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The Way It Spozed To Be: A Report on the classroom war behind the crisis in our schools
The Way It Spozed To Be A Report on the classroom war behind the crisis in our schools Author:James Herndon Here is the sad, yet funny, record of one ill-fated yar in a metropolitan ghetto school, 98 per cent Negro, 99 per cent "deprived." and 100 per cent chaotic. It tells how the educational bureaucracy, the schools, and the life itself in our big cities are all rigged against the students who can't take it--the ones we call "deprived". — (Educationa... more »l Reform topic)« less
A must read for all parents. Tells a lot of what is wrong with institutional schools in general (not just inner cities). A rivoting read that I could not put down. All homeschooling parents should read this also, and all teachers!