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freedom from education?

Anne Dalke's picture

We've just discussed this essay, Freedom from Education, in my prison education group. I thought that this passage was very evocative of the piece we read by Jack Halberstam on 'queer time":
"The education regime's way of seeing the world relies on a view of time as separate from space and as linear and developmental, on a two-dimensional scale. Students who subscribe to this view see themselves as individuals hurtling into a future with posssible trajectories of either going 'up' as a valued graduate toward economic productivity or 'down' as a 'dropout' toward criminality..."