The importance of public education in democratic states is almost beyond dispute. Too often, though, discussions of democratic education focus solely on policies and systems, forgetting the individual teachers who are ultimately responsible for educating future citizens. This paper attempts to illustrate just how complex and significant the role of teachers in a democratic republic can be.
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Alisa J. Bates, Recognizing the Intellectual Complexity of Teaching
Democratic Teaching: An Incomplete Job Description.
Democracy and Education,
(2), Article 3.
Available at: http://democracyeducationjournal.org/home/vol22/iss2/3