What is Public Education Anyway? (Education Mini)

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Stworzone przez Claire Campos O'Neal, Nichole Abshire, Claire Campos O'Neal, and Nichole Abshire, odkryte przez Player FM i naszą społeczność - prawa autorskie są własnością wydawcy, a nie Player FM, a dzwięk jest przesyłany bezpośrednio z ich serwerów. Naciśnij przycisk Subskrybuj, aby śledzić aktualizacje Player FM, lub wklej adres URL kanału do innych aplikacji podcastowych.

Articles:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2022/04/18/privatization-of-public-education-gaining-ground/

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/21/magazine/have-we-lost-sight-of-the-promise-of-public-schools.html

Clip from The Late Show with Stephen Colbert that Nichole mentions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=skH-evRRwlo

Claire and Nichole read these two articles and discuss their reflections on the purpose of public education. They explore the current state of public education and the battle to privatize it. They learn about the history of the term ‘common good’ and why it is fundamentally opposed to for-profit interests. They discuss their thoughts about how public education is a cornerstone of healthy democracy. Finally, they share how advocating for democracy is different from partisanship. and how it’s necessary to fight for democracy so we maintain a healthy middle class.

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