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In what follows are the selections of readings that we need to cover this quarter. As you well know, the theme of curriculum is literacy, education, and power. I will also post a few other sources to help you unpack the assigned articles.

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Abby's Lament: Does Literacy Matter?



Confronting Class in the Classroom



Dictating to the schools



Extraordinary isn't enough



How teachers make children hate reading



How to tame a wild tongue



Literacy and the Politics of Education



My graduation speech



On the uses of a liberal education



Preparing minds for markets



Social Class and the Hidden Curriculum of Work



Some very modest proposals for the improvement of American education



The lost generation



Why we have college



More sources

Critical literacy



Critical literacy and art education: Alternatives in the school reform movement



Finding classroom success in noisy mix of Spanish, English



Promoting young women's voices in schools and communities



Revisiting the ten conditions for learning