Teacher, Democrat, Union Chief | bbond

The seventh author in our series of guest posts commemorating the 20th anniversary of Al Shanker’s death is Eugenia Kemble, former Executive Director of the Albert Shanker Institute. You can find the other posts in this series here.

We are now at a time when basic freedoms are threatened, public education is systematically attacked and unions are crumbling. More than at any time since Al Shanker’s death 20 years ago, this remarkable teacher’s most important legacy needs our attention.

At the core of this legacy was Shanker’s fixation on the idea and practice of democracy. It bubbled up to…

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