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On My Mind: Educating For Freedom

by A.M. Rosenthal - 2008

Normally we donít pay much attention to teachers.We expect them to educate our children and practically to raise them by protecting them from drugs, crime and sexual disease, all for a lot less than we pay plumbers. From time to time, when they slip a bit in their police functions, we yell at them but we donít actually try to find out what is on their minds.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 107, No. 2.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 110 Number 14, 2008, p. 321-323
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 22926, Date Accessed: 5/24/2022 6:30:36 PM

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  • A.M. Rosenthal
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    Abraham Michael ďA.M.Ē Rosenthal worked for The New York Times from 1943 to 1999, serving as both executive editor and columnist from 1977 to 1999, and then wrote for The New York Daily News as a columnist until 2004. He won a Pulitzer Prize in 1960 for international reporting, and as a Times editor oversaw the coverage of a number of major news stories including the Vietnam War, the Pentagon Papers, and Watergate. He died in 2006. From The New York Times, May 3, 1987. (c) 1987 The New York Times [http://www.nytimes.com]. All rights reserved. Used by permission and protected by the copyright laws of the United States. The printing, copying, redistribution, or retransmission of the material without express written permission is prohibited.
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