Dare The School Build A New Social Order? (Arcturus Paperbacks, No. AB 143)
Dare the School Build a New Social Order? (Arcturus Paperbacks, No. AB 143)
George S. Counts was a major figure in American education for almost fifty years. Republication of this early (1932) work draws special attention to Counts’s role as a social and political activist. Three particular themes make the book noteworthy because of their importance in Counts’s plan for change as well as for their continuing contemporary importance: (1) Counts’s criticism of child-centered progressives; (2) the role Counts assigns to teachers in achieving educational and social reform; and (3) Counts’s idea for the reform of the American economy.
Certain to give hope to all who believe educational reform is still possible.” Change
About the Author
Wayne J. Urban is Associate Professor, Department of Educational Foundations, Georgia State University.