Teaching to Higher Standards--From Managing to Imagining the Purposes of Education


by Kay Johnston & Heidi Ross August 13, 2001

This essays argues that U.S. society has lost track of a crucial conversation regarding the purposes of education in favor of one focused on high standards. The result is a failure to see the complex connections between school and society.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: August 13, 2001
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 10804, Date Accessed: 10/24/2017 7:29:32 AM

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