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Tables of Contents for A Different Kind of Teacher
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Introduction
7
8
Part One: Schoolrooms Speak Bluntly
The Curriculum of the Family
15
6
Why Do Bad Schools Cost So Much?
21
11
A Year With John Taylor Gatto
32
3
We Can't Afford School Reform
35
14
Part Two: Analyzing the System
Universal Education
49
11
Confederacy of Dunces: The Tyranny of Compulsory Schooling
60
23
How public Are Our Public Schools?
83
20
Nine Assumptions and Twenty-One Facts
103
13
School Books and the Hidden Curriculum
116
17
Horatio Alger's Country: The Mysterious Origins of American Adoption
133
25
A Different Kind of Teacher
158
13
Part Three: The Search for Meaning
In Defense of Original Sin: The Neglected Genius of American Spirituality
171
14
Beyond Money: The Purpose of Learning (and Life)
185
15
What Really Matters?
200
13
The Art of True Conversation: A Letter to My Daughter
213
12
The Educated Person
225
4
Sources
229
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