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Unwoke and Illiberal: Privitization Jennifer Berkshire: The Rightwing War Against the Woke in Elite Private Schools

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Outraged parents of students at elite private schools want to squash critical race theory & anything that smacks of liberalism. What began as a howl of protest against CRT, has built to include an endless litany of conservative complaints about what gets taught in schools and by whom. In the crowded market catering to parent outrage, the Boston-based Parents Unite stands out for its pedigree; bounties for teachers who violate education gag orders, and Parents Defending Education seeks to root out politics in the classroom via anonymous snitching. Yes, Diane Ravitch says: "Please open the link and finish reading the article. And shed salty tears for the parents of children in elite private schools who think they have no voice."

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)

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