"Offers a penetrating and compelling analysis of how, despite the good intentions of educators, bad ideas and failed theories now characterize American education."
—The Indianapolis Star
"A brilliant, combative, and intensely practical discussion of how our education system got into its current mess and what we must do to pull it out."
–Donna Fowler, American Federation of Teachers
"A damning, highly provocative, full-scale assault on today’s educational establishment."