This response argues that it is reasonable to consider Thomas Jefferson a proponent of democratic education. It suggests that Jefferson's education proposals sought to ensure the wide distribution of knowledge and that Jefferson's legacy remains important to us today.
Response to Article
James Carpenter, Thomas Jefferson and the Ideology of Democratic Schooling
Is Jefferson a Founding Father of Democratic Education? A Response to "Jefferson and the Ideology of Democratic Schooling".
Democracy and Education,
(2), Article 8.
Available at: http://democracyeducationjournal.org/home/vol21/iss2/8