[Susan notes: Sometimes you need to write a letter even there's no chance of it getting published.]
To the editor
Everyone's notion of school is strongly influenced by his own experience, which is why Michael Winerip's column (April 18: "In Public School Efforts, a Common Background: Private Education") is so important. Suggestion: Education reporters should identify where people commenting as experts on education reform themselves went to school.
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