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Diane Ravitch shares reflections on the CT tragedy from a NY school supt.

David A. Gamberg, the superintendent of schools in Southold, New York, wrote these reflections.

Adam Lanza had high test scores, presumably the kind of student that would help a teacher be rated as “effective,” but so what? Something was missing. A heart? A soul?

Gamberg understands that the values of our society are warping our schools. He writes:

“…barely said a word, but earned high marks.”

These are the words of a classmate of Adam Lanza.

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