Archive for May 6th, 2003

6th May

First Published in The New York Sun, May 6, 2003

By Andrew Wolf

Sol Stern’s new book is really two books in one, and each is so compelling that it could easily stand alone. Through his articles in City Journal, where he is senior editor, and frequent commentary in the daily press, Mr. Stern has emerged as this generation’s most knowledgeable observer of the nitty-gritty of life in New York’s public schools. In “My Public School Lessons,” the first part of this book, he offers a first-hand look at what really is going on from the perspective of a parent who is also a public policy-savvy journalist.

Then Mr. Stern takes his perceptive observations a step further with a strong argument for the establishment of voucher and charter programs to bring real choice to our educational system. (more…)