Poverty, Militarism and the Public Schools

Koehler, Robert
http://www.counterpunch.org/2016/06/03/poverty-militarism-and-the-public-schools/

Publisher:  CounterPunch
Date Written:  03/06/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX19490

What's the difference between education and obedience? If you see very little, you probably have no problem with the militarization of the American school system -- or rather, the militarization of the impoverished schools ... the ones that can't afford new textbooks or functional plumbing, much less art supplies or band equipment. My town, Chicago, is a case study in this national trend.