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Susan Neuman's Continuing Reinvention of Her Bush Years

by Jim Horn

In an effort to move past the days when she was
riding high with Reid Lyon and his urban
education "cognitive decapitation" (Kozol term)
team at ED's Reading First Office, Susan Neuman
has taken up a PR campaign of sorts, which has
included a chat with Time Magazine and
occasional blog posts, even at liberal sites
like HuffPo.

Dr. Neuman has even been gracious enough to
share what she learned during her brief, though
enthused, tenure as Assistant Secretary at ED
from 2002 to 2003. In so doing, it would seem
that Neuman is intent upon erasing her image as
a avid supporter of the Lyon-Carnine direct
instruction ideology that she had previously
rejected during a career as a legitimate

For the rest of this
compelling narrative, go to Jim Horn's blogspot

— Jim Horn
Schools Matter


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