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Update: If School Reform Is Class Conflict, A Social Justice Approach Could Hurt

As I read it, this piece in The New Yorker (Pale Fire) suggests that the current conflict over education reform is in many ways the playing out of long-simmering white-on-white class conflicts.

If so, this would suggest that focusing narrowly on social justice issues -- while entirely understandable in short-term tactical terms -- could only exacerbate the conflict and theoretically slow progress. 

It's nothing you haven't thought or read or perhaps articulated yourself, but a worthwhile reminder. 



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