Sonya Douglass Horsford is a senior resident scholar of education with the Lincy Institute at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
"I hope Dr. Horsford's book will spur much discussion about the
greatest national security threat faced by our nation: millions of
illiterate and poorly prepared children.... Wake up, America!"
-From the Foreword by Marian Wright Edelman, president, Children's
"Learning in a Burning House tackles head on the complex issues of race, power, and politics in education and is a must-read for anyone troubled by the current state of urban education and committed to doing something about it." -Joyce E. King, Benjamin E. Mays Endowed Chair for Urban Teaching, Learning & Leadership, Georgia State University