On being a teacher

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Continuum, Apr 1, 1981 - Education - 177 pages
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Kozol advocates an approach to education that is infused with ethical values, truth, integrity, and compassion and calls for the reshaping of our concepts of public education

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User Review  - Micah - Goodreads

Kozol has a number of shortcomings, but I think his instincts are basically sound. He has a kind of knee-jerk hostility to institutions like teachers unions or even compulsory schooling which I don't ... Read full review

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Interesting, but some extreme ideas. Read full review


Why Are We Here? What Is the Job that We Are Being Asked To Do?
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About the author (1981)

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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