Common Principles for Uncommon Schools

Horace Dennis Littky

Always There

Everybody seems to have a short memory, which is why we keep making mistakes in this country. This is supposed to be why we study history. The history of the education reform movement from the 1960s through the 1990s seems to elude 21st century attempts at reform—tremendously sad, because there is so much to learn from the successes and failures

Horace: Dennis Littky Published: December 2, 2009 By: Dennis Littky Topics: Ted Sizer

The Long Haul: An Autobiography

The Long Haul, one of our all-time favorite books, is an auto-biography of Myles Horton, who, through his High-lander Folk School in New Market, Tennessee, helped train Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Pete Seeger. It is one of the few books we give to staff members and friends. This book puts education goals into a broader

Horace: Dennis Littky Published: June 10, 2003 By: Dennis Littky, Myles Horton Topics: Curriculum, Essential Questions