Kozol’s Cherry-picking

October 24, 2005

Stuart Buck, Joanne Jacobs, and Eduwonk guestblogger Michael Goldstein are all commenting on Jonathan Kozol (author of Savage Inequalities, The Shame of the Nation, and this recent Harper’s magazine article, among other writings). The main issue they take with his work is his clear penchant for cherry-picking cases to make his funding inequality argument, a method that doesn’t hold up under any sort of scrutiny. The three bloggers’ posts make for very interesting reading.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s