Review of Whose America? Culture Wars in the Public Schools

  title={Review of Whose America? Culture Wars in the Public Schools},
  author={Hilary G. Conklin},
  journal={Journal of Teacher Education},
  pages={284 - 287}
According to Jonathan Zimmerman, discipline-rich teacher education is essential if we want to enable Americans to engage in critical dialogue about historical and religious controversies in public school classrooms. In Whose America? Culture Wars in the Public Schools, Zimmerman argues that “future teachers need better academic training . . . that focuses on the logic and debates within their respective subject areas. . . . Only with such training will teachers be prepared to lead wide-ranging… 


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