American Public Education and the Responsibility of its Citizens: Supporting Democracy in the Age of Accountability (Hardcover)

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American Public Education and the Responsibility of its Citizens: Supporting Democracy in the Age of Accountability (Hardcover)

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Rather than poorly performing schools, the current educational crisis is really about citizen responsibility. Citizens must insure that democratic processes are nurtured. This is perhaps most achievable in public schools. Therefore, citizens have a responsibility to support public schools and this book offers tools and knowledge to help citizens fulfill it.
Sarah M. Stitzlein is Associate Professor of Education and Affiliated Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Cincinnati. She earned her bachelor's degree in Philosophy and master's degree in Curriculum & Teacher Leadership from Miami University and earned her doctorate in Philosophy of Education from the University of Illinois. Her primary areas of scholarship are philosophy of education, pragmatism, educational equality, political agency, and education for democracy. Her previous books, Teaching for Dissent: Political Activism and Citizenship Education and Breaking Bad Habits of Race and Gender: Transforming Identity in Schools earned her the American Educational Studies Association Critics Choice Award. She has also published articles in many journals, including Teachers College Record, Educational Theory, Review of Educational Research, Educational Studies, Philosophical Studies in Education, Theory and Research in Education, and Race, Ethnicity, and Education.

Product Details ISBN: 9780190657383
ISBN-10: 0190657383
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: July 3rd, 2017
Pages: 240
Language: English