This is an important issue. Does professional autonomy mean coherent curriculum teaching?
Read this post from The Traditional Teacher blog.
The Traditional Teacher
As with so many areas of education, one of the main arguments used by progressives with regard to teaching serious literature is . . . that there isn’t an argument. Apparently I am making a straw man when I claim that most teachers and schools avoid serious literature in favour of ‘relevant’ fluff.
I wouldn’t deny that there are many English teachers who love teaching Shakespeare, and primary school teachers who include…
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