Why Judy Blume, Jules Feiffer, Maya Angelou Et Al. Needn't Fret About Education Reform "This morning, over 120 children's book authors and illustrators sent a letter to President Barack Obama expressing concern for 'our readers,' a.k.a. tots through tweens. The undersigned... say they fear the preponderance of testing in American schools keeps children from learning to love to read." Nora Caplan-Bricker looks at what the letter got right and wrong.
The New Republic 10/22/13