Education and “Aligning with Industry Demands”? Enough, Already.

deutsch29: Mercedes Schneider's Blog

According to his 12/16/22 tweet, US ed sec Miguel Cardona wants education to be in line with the “demands” of corporate America:

But he also wants teachers to know that teaching isn’t a job (not a “demand”?) but “an extension of life’s purpose,” which may mean that if corporate America “demands” teachers, then that corporate demand is somehow lofty since it is the demand to teach. (Hard to tell, but a day did pass from one tweet to the next, so new day, new catchphrase?)

On Day Three of this alienation-via-slogan, we’re back to tying K12 education…

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