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More Textbook Hatred

Also, it’s clear that this vocabulary is set up in a way that precludes students from being successful in literature courses because it’s impossible to find works of literature that center on shit like “global village, GDP, community service, youth service, and civic solidarity.”

The textbook can work in Washington’s private schools that cater to the children of legislators. For anybody else, this is a total waste of time.

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  1. lb on said:

    That’s key and really worth thinking about.

    They are SO against having language courses lead to reading literature, yet expect us to teach poli sci and sociology.

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