Jim Epstein on Sexism, Racism, Violent Threats, and Other Tales from the Education Policy Wars

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Welcome to the bloodstained sandbox of education policy, writes Jim Epstein, where distinguished professors wield spiked bats, union thugs hurl violent threats, and how you look and who you're friends with matters more than what you say. Attacking ideas without mercy is a noble sport, but the ed world is all about character assassination. The tragedy is that worthwhile arguments on both sides of the debate get lost in the mayhem.