A Model T Education: Public Schooling on the Assembly Line
Why are we holding the assembly line up as a paragon for public education?
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Adam Bessie is an assistant professor of English at a Northern California community college, where he teaches reading, writing and literature courses. He has published essays on education in a wide variety of sources, including Truthout, The Washington Post's "Answer Sheet", and Daily Censored. His most recent work exposes the corporate takeover of public education in a chapter of "Project Censored 2013" (Seven Stories Press) and a graphic report with comics journalist Dan Archer "The Disaster Capitalism Curriculum: The High Price of Education Reform" (Truthout). Follow him on Twitter: @adambessie