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ERIC Number: EJ1016258
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1085-3545
Is Jefferson a Founding Father of Democratic Education? A Response to "Jefferson and the Ideology of Democratic Schooling"
Neem, Johann
Democracy & Education, v21 n2 Article 8 2013
This response argues that it is reasonable to consider Thomas Jefferson a proponent of democratic education. It suggests that Jefferson's education proposals sought to ensure the wide distribution of knowledge and that Jefferson's legacy remains important to us today.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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