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Philanthropy and Our Better Natures

Of the limiting materialistic views is the belief that humans are motivated largely by animal instincts and self-interest. It is true that we have these tendencies, but we also have higher natures, that, if properly developed, lead to altruism, cooperation … Continue reading

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What is the role of politicians and philanthropists in reforming teacher education?

Teacher education has become the object of criticism from several sectors (Cruz, 2009), most influentially from politicians and philanthropists. For example, the U.S. Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan stated “By almost any standard, many if not most of the nation’s … Continue reading

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