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Embracing Public Schools as the Very Definition of the Common Good; by Jan Resseger

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This is one of the best of Jan Resseger's many brilliant posts. In it, she quotes a surprising source, who explains the importance, centrality, and  necessity of public schools as anchors of their communities. 'A just and good society balances the rights of the individual with the needs of the community. I believe that the majority of Americans embrace these values.  I wonder how we have allowed our society stray so far.'

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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