Public Education, Democracy, and the Common Good

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Donovan R. Walling
Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation, 2004 - Political Science - 175 pages
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In the early days of the American republic, universal public education was proposed as the surest support of the common good and the only institution that could ensure and sustain the good health of American democracy. Is this proposition still true today? If so, how should we act on this proposition - as educators, as citizens?

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Contents

Introduction
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Public Education Is the Common Wealth of the Nation
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The American Tradition of Education
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Copyright

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