Archive for September 26th, 2003

26th September
2003

First Published in The New York Sun, September 26, 2003

By Andrew Wolf

Remember these three words: schoolbased option. These are the words that strike fear into the hearts of Schools Chancellor Joel Klein, Deputy Chancellor for Instruction Diana Lam, and the other leaders of the Tweed cult that is running our city schools in neo-Orwellian style. 

    It is fashionable in some corners to knock the United Federation of Teachers as the source of all that is evil in the public schools. I have never shared this belief. Perhaps, because members of my family and many of my friends are educators, I have a more intimate perspective on the lives of teachers. (more…)