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Dumbing Down Teachers: Attacking Colleges of Education in the Name of Reform (Part I)

(Three articles concerning education ‘reforms’. Written from an American perspective, they apply to measures being implemented in education systems around the world, which goes to demonstrate that these moves are part of an orchestrated global strategy and the need for those resisting them to join with their international compatriots.)

“When educational reform neglects matters of politics, critical thinking, creativity and the power of the imagination, it loses its hold on preparing young people for a democratic future and condemns them to a world where the only values that matter are individual acquisition, unchecked materialism, economic growth and a winner-take-all mentality.”

Dumbing Down Teachers: Attacking Colleges of Education in the Name of Reform (Part I of a three-part series taken from a forthcoming book, Education and the Crisis of Public Values to be published by Peter Lang Publishing Group.)

Teachers Without Jobs and Education Without Hope: Beyond Bailouts and the Fetish of the Measurement Trap (Part 2)

Chartering Disaster: Why Duncan’s Corporate-Based Schools Can’t Deliver an Education That Matters (Part 3)


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