Possible Purposes of Schools

 

     

 

   PRIVATE

    PUBLIC

 

 

HUMANISTIC

 

To Enhance Personal Fulfillment

 

 

To Build a Democratic Society

 

 

ECONOMIC

 

To Maximize One’s Own Competitive Financial Success

 

 

To Increase Corporate Profits

 

 

From  Alfie Kohn, The Schools Our Children Deserve (Houghton Mifflin, 1999)

Copyright © 1999 by Alfie Kohn