Choose any single feature of school as you have experienced it—organization, rules, process, subjects taught—and explain how that feature reflects elements of the ideology and political economy of the larger society.

Read Chapter 1 from

Tozer, S. E., Violas, P.C., & Senese, G. (2013). School and Society: Historical and

Contemporary Perspectives, 7th Ed.: New York, McGraw-Hill, Inc.

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After reading the chapter:

1. Choose any single feature of school as you have experienced it—organization, rules, process, subjects taught—and explain how that feature reflects elements of the ideology and political economy of the larger society.

2. Interview a retired teacher or administrator. Ask him or her to discuss educational reform cycles and trends during his or her career.

Use professional vocabulary such as:

Democracy, education through participation, ideology, political economy, schooling versus education, social foundations of education, training versus education.