#341: Fun-Size Hustle



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This week’s selections (from around the web) explore how we raise our children to embrace capitalism, how one Black woman experienced school desegregation, how technology in the classroom is not productive for learning, and how our country might be headed toward civil war. If you have time to read just one article, make it “Fun-Size Hustle: How School Fundraisers Teach Kids That Work Is Sweet.” But all four pieces are on the shorter side this week, so who knows what’s possible? 😀 (Let me know if you read all four.)
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Fun-Size Hustle: School Fundraisers Indoctrinate Kids Into Capitalism
Busing Battle
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Putting Technology Before Teaching
We Are Living In The Age of Civil War
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