Rita Kramer

Ed School Follies:
The Miseducation of America’s Teachers

“All those concerned about what our children will learn and what tomorrow’s adults will know should read this book.”
--James S. Coleman, Professor of Sociology and Education, University of Chicago

“A vivid, engaging and sharply critical study...”
--Diane Ravitch in The Wall Street Journal

“Kramer’s tough-minded, much-needed critique is accompanied by constructive suggestions that offer grounds for optimism.”
--Publishers Weekly

“Enlightening and insightful.”
--New York Post

“Should be required reading for all school administrators, professors of education, prospective teachers, and concerned parents.”
--Library Journal

Selected Works

Fiction
The dramatic story of a young woman in a Jewish resistance group in Nazi-occupied France.
History
A true story of intrigue and heroism in World War II. “A telling commemoration, long overdue.”
--Book Digest
Biography
“This biography is a singular achievement and a first-rate contribution to the scholarship of child development.”
--Chicago Sun-Times
Education
A critique of what our prospective teachers are taught on their way to the classroom.
Law and Society
An unflinching look at the way a disfunctional system fails to rehabilitate youthful offenders or protect society from them.
Birth and Infant Development
A survey of the various methods of childbirth, past and present
Child Development
How the traditional family serves the psychological and emotional needs of young children