Introduction In New York City, more than one hundred thousand health care workers work in voluntary hospitals and nursing homes. Most of those institutions belong to the League of Voluntary Hospitals. Many of the workers are represented by 1199, the National Health and Human Service Employees Union. Together, the League and the Union administer […]
Several weeks ago, at our Convocation, Jim Gee addressed almost two hundred teachers and directors. He covered a lot of territory and put forward a number of rather stark propositions in order to argue for a particular approach to the education of individuals who, in one way or another and/or at one point in time or another, are considered to be less prepared than others for particular educational opportunities. I’d like to review some of what he said and then draw out what I think are some of the implications and then ask, if we believe that he is right, what we should do.
DATE: December 1, 1997 TO: All Interested FROM: John Garvey RE: Gee Follow-up, Part 2 __________________________________________________________________________ I have now sent out my memo on Jim Gee’s talk and have started to get some responses. Although some of you have already responded to that memo and I will not impose on you to do so again, I do want […]