The End of Education: Redefining the Value of School
In this comprehensive response to the education crisis, the author of Teaching as a Subversive Activity returns to the subject that established his reputation as one of our most insightful social critics. Postman presents useful models with which schools can restore a sense of purpose, tolerance, and a respect for learning.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Thomas_Burwell - LibraryThing
Review from 2008: Finally! A book asking "What is education for?" not just "How can we do education better?" Postman gives a balanced treatment full of great insights. Just take a look at the ... Read full review
THE END OF EDUCATION: Redefining the Value of SchoolsUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
This critique of American education offers further subversion from Postman a quarter of a century after his Teaching as a Subversive Activity. Education must have a purpose. And the traditional ... Read full review