Michael S. Roth is the president of Wesleyan University and the author, most recently, of Beyond the University: Why Liberal Education Matters.
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Hired by Mayor Michael Bloomberg to run New York City’s public schools, Joel Klein now describes... MORE
Booker T. Washington promoted a utilitarian approach to education, while W.E.B.... MORE
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