Saturday, April 24, 2010

Henry Giroux: In Defense of Public School Teachers in a Time of Crisis

"There has been a long, though declining, tradition in the United States in which public school teaching was embraced as an important public service. It was assumed that teachers provided a crucial foundation for educating young people in the values, skills and knowledge that enabled them to be critical citizens capable of shaping and expanding democratic institutions. Since the 1980's, teachers have been under an unprecedented attack by those forces that view schools less as a public good than as a private right." ~Henry A. Giroux
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@ The Friere Project

@ Truthout

@ OpEdNews

@ Common Man News

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