Miriam’s provocative article, “Where is Willie Sutton When We Need Him to Fix Special Education?” Copyright (C) 2011 by Texas Study of Secondary Education, Texas Association of Secondary School Principals. All rights reserved. It is published in the Spring 2011 Texas Study of Secondary Education, TASSP (Texas Association of Secondary School Principals). www.tassp.org.
To be published by Education Update. www.educationupdate.com
Three experts weigh in on issues of fixing special education–a discussion that was begun by Common Good as a book party for my Fixing Special Education–12 Steps to Transform a Broken System. The experts are Michael Best, general counsel of New York City public schools, Jean Johnson, Executive Vice President of Public Agenda, and me.
The Boston Globe published my letter that they titled, “Better Ed, not special ed.” It’s about hiring more regular educators to beef up regular education as a way to improve learning for all, rather than just hiring special educators. http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/editorial_opinion/letters/articles/2010/07/14/better_ed_instead_of_special_ed/
Miriam’s Letter to the Editor of The New York Times is published. “Some recipes for better schools.” Check it out! http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9F04EFD7113FF934A15753C1A9639C8B63
Yes, that far back! Check out the classic that started Miriam’s speaking career– the Education Week Commentary, “The Elevator Theory of Special Education.” It was punchy, controversial, and, alas, still rings true today. For years, it graced bulletin boards in schools around the country! Even now, people remember that piece!
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