New Article: Public Purpose of Education
Posted by on August 6, 2004
[posted from Public Education Network newsblast]
EXPLORING THE PURPOSE OF PUBLIC EDUCATION
As schools struggle with achievement gaps, they should consider how educating students for democracy can help, author and educator Carl Glickman advised. “The idea of engagement and the idea of achievement are tightly linked,” he stated. “Democracy itself is an educational experience — a breathtaking experience.”
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