Education: Advice for Teachers

Another U.S. educator who hopes to strike a compromise between the critics and defenders of U.S. public schools is Professor Paul Woodring of the Western Washington College of Education. "It must be obvious to everyone," writes Teacher Woodring in the current issue of Harper's, "that a strong ground swell is running against us." Too many teachers "have persisted in believing that all these attacks are motivated by malice, by a desire to reduce taxes, or by ignorance of what is actually going on in the schools . . . [But] the great public enthusiasm for these criticisms rests upon a ......

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