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What Does It Mean to Be Well Educated? by Alfie Kohn

What Does It Mean to Be Well Educated?

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What Does It Mean to Be Well Educated? by Alfie Kohn
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May 15, 2004 | ISBN 9780807032671

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The most energetic and charismatic figure standing in the way of a major federal effort to make standardized curriculums and tests a fact of life in every U.S. school. —Washington Post

“Of the dozens of ‘experts’ on what’s wrong (and right) in U.S. schools, only a handful are truly worth reading; Kohn has long been one of the soundest. His willingness not simply to challenge conventional answers but also examine whether we’re asking the right questions gives his work a genuinely eye-opening quality.” —Booklist

“Kohn cuts against the grain and takes on adversaries without fear, and yet with a mature and rational sophistication. He draws upon a rich tradition, citing the work of Dewey, Bruner, Piaget, and Holt, among others, but he now takes his proper place within their ranks.” –Jonathan Kozol

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