The Author: John A. Beineke has been a public school teacher, university professor and administrator, and foundation program director. He received his doctorate from Ball State University (Indiana) in social science education and American history. In addition to biographical portraits published in articles and chapters, he has also written on educational history, practice, and policy. Beineke is currently associate director of the Kellogg National Leadership Program at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. He has three children and lives with his wife Debbie in Battle Creek, Michigan.
Beineke provides an artful portrayal of Kilpatrick's ideas and practices, aptly emphasizing his huge effect on the world of classroom experience. (J.L. DeVitis, Choice)