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Against School: How public education cripples our kids, and why
Gatto, John Taylor
Article
2003
An essay by a retired teacher on the infantilization of children by the public school system. This intellectual history of US public school curiculum reveals that it was conceived as a democratic mea...
Chomsky on MisEducation
Chomsky, Noam; edited and introduced by Donald Macedo
Book
2000
Chomsky critiques the education system and discusses what education could be like in a democratic society.
Democracy and Education
Dewey, John
Book
1916
John Dewey's classic work on the nature of education, and the ideal ways in which children should be educated.
Education for Change: Henry Giroux and Transformative Critical Pedagogy: Against The Current vol. 83
Hudson, Mark
Article
1999
These are difficult times for teachers in U.S. public schools. The increasing size of schools, chronic underfunding of schools serving working-class students (especially students of color), work overl...
EducationSources.ca
Website
2017
Web portal with sources of information about education and academia, including articles, documents, books, websites, and experts and spokespersons. The home page features a selection of recent and imp...
Living and Learning: The Report of the Provincial Committee on Aims and Objectives of Education in the Schools of Ontario
Hall, E.M.; Dennis, L.A.
Article
1968
The "Hall-Dennis" Report, proposing new objectives and direction in education in Ontario.
Neill, A. S.: Connexipedia Article
Article
Scottish progressive educator, author and founder of Summerhill school. (1883-1973).
Race and Class: Brown v. Board of Education 50 Years Later: Against The Current vol. 111
Miah, Malik
Article
2004
I found the headline of the May 17 Business Week article on the 50th anniversary of the famous Brown v. Board of Education landmark Supreme Court ruling, that "separate but equal" schools were unconst...

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Canadian Encyclopedia
The full text of The Canadian Encyclopedia and its related resources has been made available online by the Historica Foundation as a public service since 1999. Since its publication in book form in 1985, The Canadian Encyclopedia ...

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Historical Thinking Matters
Historical Thinking Matters is a website focused on key topics in U.S. history that is designed to teach students how to critically read primary sources and how to critique and construct historical na...