Our Beginnings

In January 2014, before our coalition started, a group of citizens started a  Community Book Discussion. There were at least115 different participants between three sessions discussing Diane Ravitch’s “Reign of Error.” (Even in really bad weather)

Participating Groups
The Cleveland Heights Teachers Union
CHUH Administration
Reaching Heights
Future Heights
Heights Community Congress
The Cleveland Heights Public Library
CHUH PTA Council
Link Education Consulting
Interested citizens and neighbors like you

Here are the materials we used.

Overview for Session 1
Facilitator guide for Session 1

Overview for Session 2
Facilitator guide for Session 2

Overview for Session 3
Facilitator guide for Session 3

Ground Rules for Table Conversations

Report Out/Feedback Form

Outline of chapter title and subtitles

Principles Beneath comparison document for session 2

Don’t have time to read the whole book?  Here is a quick and dirty summary/review by Joseph Featherston, as published in The Nation February, 2014. (Link to article)