On Being a Teacher

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Oneworld, 1993 - Education - 177 pages
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A passionate and thoughtful critique of the U.S. public school system. Leading social writer Kozol uses examples from the real experiences of other teachers and parents who share his concern with shaping the values of caring, responsible citizens of the future. "Must reading for all teachers and parents".--Studs Terkel.

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Contents

Why Are We Here? What Is the Job That We Are Being Asked To Do?
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First Person Singularand Plural
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Extreme Ideas
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Copyright

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About the author (1993)

Educator and author Jonathan Kozol was born in Boston. He graduated from Harvard University in 1958. Kozol has an concerns with topics such as illiteracy, children trying to learn in bad neighborhoods and homelessness. His books include Death at an Early Age, Illiterate American and Rachel and Her Children: Homeless Families in America.

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