Feel-Bad Education | Quote 00045

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To get everyone to apply the same standards, you need top-down control. What happens, then, to educators who disagree with some of the mandates, or with the premise that teaching should be broken into separate disciplines, or with the whole idea of national standards? What are the implications of accepting a system characterized by what Deborah Meier called “centralized power over ideas”?

Quote ID: 00045

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Alfie Kohn

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Feel-Bad Education

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