Foolin' with Our Schoolin'
Goldenthal-Walters, Justin Woza, Our Schools, Our Selves
What the dominant educational philosophies want is to educate people to adapt to those social forms rather than critically interrogate them. Democracy is a celebration of difference, the politics of difference, and the dominant philosophies fear this. (Henry A. Giroux)
I have seen discriminatory attitudes spread systemically when thought-provoking Black Studies and Multicultural programs were axed. A staff member for the Ministry of Education under John Snobelen once said to me "We cannot afford public education for everyone." This is NOT democracy!
Ontario schools have just emerged from eight years of an aggressively anti-democratic regime. The McGuinty Liberals are …
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Publication information: Article title: Foolin' with Our Schoolin'. Contributors: Goldenthal-Walters, Justin Woza - Author. Magazine title: Our Schools, Our Selves. Volume: 15. Issue: 1 Publication date: Fall 2005. Page number: 13+. © Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Fall 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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