Articles tagged with education

Rosie Gillies
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Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Michelle Obama’s new book reduces racial inequality to a matter of psychological impairment that can be overcome through grit and grin.

Teachers with Guns Boston Review
Thomas Baxter

What happens when a school district votes to arm teachers? A Rust Belt educator takes us through the grim realities of training to kill one of his own students.

Dzur Boyte Teaching Citizenship
Albert W. Dzur

Education’s most important job is to teach students to take an active role in their democracy, starting in their own communities.

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Jack David Eller

Few democracies require children to make a daily declaration of fealty to country.

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Henry A. Giroux

Striking teachers and student activists have a common enemy.

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Jeffrey Aaron Snyder

A controversial new book highlights the dire straits of the U.S. education system, but offers misguided and irresponsible ideas for fixing it.

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Ayesha Ramachandran Marta Figlerowicz

The best teaching is always intimate. Today's universities make it difficult to talk about that.

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Michael Whinston

By attacking higher education, the new tax bill belies the GOP's ambitious political motivations. The investment we make in young adults today, after all, determines the electorate we have in the future.

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Merve Emre

Bad readers were not born, they were created. To know them is to understand literature and politics in postwar America.