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The cult of ignorance in the United States: Anti-intellectualism and the "dumbing down" of America
Williams, Ray
Article
2014
Signs Of The Times
There is a growing and disturbing trend of anti-intellectual elitism in American culture. It's the dismissal of science, the arts, and humanities and their replacement by entertainment, self-righteous...
Goodman, Paul
Connexipedia Article
Article
American sociologist, poet, writer, anarchist, social critic, and public intellectual. (1911-1972).
High Stakes Testing
Why Are They Doing This To Our Kids?
Stratman, Dave
Article
2000
New Democracy
The tests are very destructive educationally. They test students on such a broad range of materials that teachers have to rush through the curriculum; they cannot allow real discussion or in-depth stu...
No Child Left Un-Mined? Student Privacy at Risk in the Age of Big Data
Chideya, Farai
Article
2015
The Intercept
Chideya discusses the implications of the compilation of big data trails containing information about children's performance in school.


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