Peter Taubman is professor of education in the School of Education at Brooklyn College. He is a co-founder of the Bushwick School for Social Justice, in Brooklyn, New York. His book, Teaching by Numbers: Deconstructing the Discourse of Standards and Accountability in Education, published by Routledge Press, received the 2010 Outstanding Book Award from AERA’s Division B, the 2010 Critics Choice Book Award from the American Educational Studies Association, and the OL Davis, Jr. Outstanding Book Award from AATC. His most recent book, Disavowed Knowledge: Psychoanalysis, Teaching and Education, was published by Routledge Press.