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Education Reform in the Deep South, part two

Continued from earlier post: “Education Reform in the Deep South, part one” In the Deep South, beyond the issues caused by outdated economic development plans and unpredictable tax structures, we also have other factors to look at, which relate to the social structures and ideals created by the economics and society that Cobb describes in The Selling of the South. The first among them are socially conservative working-class ideals. I was raised with those ideals. I can remember my parents insisting on the paramount importance or hard work, reliability, and… Read more Education Reform in the Deep South, part two