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General News    H4'ed 12/27/18

US Corporations Are Micromanaging Curricula to Miseducate Students

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Miseducating for the Global Economy lists six imperatives that structure corporate-funded curricula:

1) the global economy must be presented as a natural phenomenon;

2) schools must be silent about the global economy’s hierarchical structure;

3) the global economy’s nature is not open to critical inquiry;

4) the curriculum must assume there are winners and losers, and the student’s job is to get an education to become a winner;

5) schooling assumes the legitimacy of businesses paying people as little as possible; and

6) schools must not teach about the global economy’s harm to the Earth and its ecology.

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