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We at the Center are committed to encouraging philosophical reflection on contemporary issues in education. This study guide was developed for use in undergraduate and graduate education, philosophy, and sociology classes. It’s available for free download. If you use it, we’d love to hear how it goes.

Harry Brighouse (Philosophy, UW-Madison) and Grace Gecewicz host this episode about a type of school that everyone seems to have an opinion about. Find out who the “strange bedfellows” were that came up with the idea of charter schools and learn to ask the right questions about the effects of charter schools. Featuring scholars Erica Turner (Educational Policy Studies, UW-Madison) and Gina Schouten (Philosophy, Harvard University)


Study Guide (PDF)

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