PERSPECTIVES: The ‘Death’ of Education

W.J. Astore writes: “Nowadays, education in America is about…learning for the sake of earning, i.e. developing so-called marketable skills that end (one hopes) in a respectable paycheck…. I was encouraged to meet my students “at their point of need.”  I was told they were my “customers” and I was their “provider.” Education, in sum, was transactional rather than transformational.” Read more from LA Progressive.

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