Behind the Headlines: Katherine Kersten: At U, future teachers may be reeducated

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Katherine Kersten: At U, future teachers may be reeducated
11/22/09 | Star Tribune

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Return of the Thought Police?
Spring 2007 | Education Next

The ed school at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is considering a plan that would ensure that prospective teachers can “discuss their own histories and current thinking drawing on notions of white privilege, hegemonic masculinity, heteronormativity, and internalized oppression,” among other things. An article by Laurie Moses Hines which was published in Ed Next in 2007 looked at the history of attempts to adjust teachers’ attitudes.

Hat Tip: Core Knowledge Blog, Joanne Jacobs

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