The subject of this Occasional Paper is the preparation of teachers for schools that—lacking sufficient resources, effective leadership, or vocal advocates—are failing to educate their students by any reasonable measures.

Author Biography

Jonathan G. Silin is a fellow at the University of Toronto, Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies and an educational consultant in private practice. A long time member of the Bank Street Graduate Faculty, he is the author of My Father’s Keeper: The Story of a Gay Man and His Aging Parents and Sex Death and the Education of Children: Our Passion for Ignorance in the Age of AIDS, and co-editor of Putting the Children First: The Changing Face of Newark’s Public Schools.



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