Richistan's account of Starkey, like many other media reports on the school, fails to hint at the student and staff discontent detailed in the August 9 Westword story "At Your Disservice." There's a reason these complaints may have been overlooked in the past, says Frank: "People turn to Starkey because they consider the school and its owner, Mary Starkey, to be the expert in this field. But at the same time, these families have no other frame of reference."
Frank will discuss Starkey and Richistan's other locales during a reading tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Tattered Cover, 2526 East Colfax Avenue. For more information, call 303-322-7727 or go to www.tatteredcover.com.
Thu., Sept. 20