Nancy’s article for the Huffington Post is trending: Read “The Gorilla Speaks” here.
If They Might Be Giants sing it you know it’s true! They wouldn’t lie to children, and neither should we. But the clock is running so fast in many states that it may be too late to call for repairs. The truth is that we like our educational system. We support teachers and the work [...]
Nancy recently wrote an OP-ED for Good Magazine outlining the history of education “reform.” Education Reform: Who’s Winning and Why We’re All Losing. Read Nancy’s OP-ED here.
We’re raising $25,000 to complete our documentary on the privatization of public education.
Michelangelo famously said that he took a piece of marble, chipped away, and out came David. Apocryphal? I’m not sure, but it certainly makes the point all artists know: keep chipping away until the piece presents itself. One more bead on a dress can ruin it; one more line on a painting makes it crass; [...]
I’ve always loved to write. I wrote my first novel when I was 8. It was about the adventures of Sandy Satinsky and Nancy Levin and how they solved mysteries in Yeadon, Pa, their hometown. Nancy Drew was my model and I tried to be a writer like Carolyn Keene (wink wink: not her real [...]
The marvels of Facebook surprised me again last week. A former student–this time from 1968–’found’ me through my daughter’s work. Thanks, Liz (mom-101.com.) Wendy reminded me of “Alice in Bookland,” the film we made when she was in the 4th grade. Her gracious message brought on a wonderland of memories. I followed my reverie to [...]
“Remember when teachers, public employees, Planned Parenthod, NPR & PBS crashed the stock market…”