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    "Ben Chavis, the most politically incorrect person on the planet, is also, not coincidentally, one of the people most correct about inner-city education. Read this book by a man who gets results as a practitioner of the 'no excuses' approach to schooling."
    - George F. Will, The Washington Post columnist

    "…[T]here is much to be learned from this account. It is possible to restore public education to its mission of educating the nation's citizens. There is a message of hope and possibility in 'Crazy Like a Fox' that we should embrace."
    - Mitchell Kapor, The San Francisco Chronicle

    "Chavis [is] undeniably one of the country's finest educators…Thrust this book into the hands of all the parents you know and implore them to read it…Chavis is passionate, articulate, and entertaining. He's also right."
    - Mark Hemingway, National Review

    "American Indian [is] a rarity in American education, defying the axiom that poor black and Latino children will lag behind others in school."
    - Mitchell Landsberg, Los Angeles Times

    "To get the kind of results Chavis does in Oakland is a work of stripped-down genius. Ben's book reads like Ben talks: forthright, funny, irreverent, and wise. For anyone who cares about American education, for anyone who cares about America, Crazy Like a Fox is an essential read."
    - Jack Cashill, author What's the Matter with California?

    Tag: Book Signing

    Book Signing, Borrego Springs

    The book signing at The House of Borrego Springs went great! With many current and former educators in the audience, the pre-signing discussion was lively and engaging. Thanks to all of you who attended and to Elizabeth Rodriguez, shown with me below, for hosting the event.

    Warwick’s Book Signing, La Jolla

    The book signing at Warwick’s in La Jolla went splendidly. We started off with a packed pre-party at Burgundy Grill & Wine Bar before heading over to Warwick’s. Unfortunately, Ben was sick and could not make it down from Oakland. Warwick’s sold all 45 of its copies, and there were over 70 people in the […]