Lisa Delpit is the director of the Center for Urban Educational Excellence and the Benjamin E. Mays Professor of Urban Educational Leadership at Georgia State University in Atlanta. Her most recent book is Other People's Children: Cultural Conflict in the Classroom (New Press).<
The New Orleans school system, re-created in the wake of Hurricane
Katrina, is beginning to look like something designed by FEMA.
How can we respond most effectively to right-wing assaults on the premises of public education?
Amy Wilkins: The way that you deal with th