Obama's Betrayal of Public Education?

Arne Duncan and the Corporate Model of Schooling

Unfortunately, Obama has appointed as his secretary of education someone who actually embodies this utterly punitive, anti-intellectual, corporatized and test-driven model of schooling. Full Story »

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by Dwight Rousu - Dec. 18, 2008

The article is well footnoted and researched on one of the most important domestic issues, education. The history shown for Duncan and the Chicago school system are quite alarming.

What is he thinking? A non-educator who has attacked the whole idea of democratically controlled common schools, and has rancorously attacked unions does not seem to be a good choice for America. There seems to be some crony aspects that are against the interests of education.

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