TITLE

Dangerous minds

AUTHOR(S)
Kelly, Michael
PUB. DATE
December 1996
SOURCE
New Republic;12/30/96, Vol. 215 Issue 27, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Opposes the establishment of charter schools in the U.S. by detailing a violent incident arising from Afrocentric Marcus Garvey Public Charter School managed by its principal Mary A. T. Anigbo. Description of Marcus Garvey's curriculum; Attack against reporter Susan Ferrechio by Anigbo and her students inside the school; Criminal records of Anigbo and school guard Calvin L. Gatlin; Response of the national media to the incident; Reason that the right and left support charter schools and similar ideas like vouchers to pay for tuition in private schools; Views that a pluralistic society can not sustain a scheme in which the citizenry pays for a school but has no influence over its management.
ACCESSION #
9612303895

 

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