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Steven James Bartlett
Willamette University
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The American system of education makes important and sometimes unjustified assumptions that were questioned and criticized nearly a hundred years ago by author and educational theorist Albert Jay Nock. This essay discusses Nock’s theory of American education and finds that certain of these assumptions stand greatly in need of the support of evidence.
Keywords American education  theory of education  Albert Jay Nock  liberal arts  vocational education
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