"The Teacher Wars:" A History of Teacher Education in the U.S.

"Exorcising Ghosts From Classrooms: ‘The Teacher Wars,’ Dana Goldstein’s History of Education"

ALEXANDER NAZARYAN

New York Times - Book Review

August 2014

"Inevitably, some of Ms. Goldstein’s book summarizes a familiar story in which a youthful nation grapples in the classroom with some of its most pressing questions: of race, class, religion, gender. But she always writes with a purpose, namely to remind readers that teaching was a fraught profession long before “Waiting for ‘Superman’ ” flickered across the screen and everyone had an opinion about the Common Core."