Q&A With Dana Goldstein, Author Of “The Teacher Wars”


In its Ed blog, NPR (9/6, Goldstein, Lionstar) features a question and answer series between reporter Michael Lionstar and author Dana Goldstein concerning her new book, “The Teacher Wars: A History of America’s Most Embattled Profession.” The book itself investigates the historical precedents for today’s educational debates, while the interview covers opposition to unions, retirement benefits, tenure, and test-based accountability.