And the question I am raising is whether we are not, through our usual educational practices both at home and in school, doing more to miseducate
than to educate.
Justice Antonin Scalia once sniffed that televised proceedings would "miseducate
" the public and that lengthy oral arguments would be rendered into "snippets" on the evening news.
Teaching creationism will miseducate
our students and they will be unable to take cutting edge science and technology jobs in places like the New Orleans Bio District.
How Personality Tests are Leading us to Miseducate
our Children, Mismanage our Companies, and Misunderstanding Ourselves.
Like J'Noel, Michael also tried to educate the court about transsexual persons, but he did not miseducate
in the way that J'Noel did.
These codes not only chill free expression by warning students of serious consequences for controversial speech--or even normal, everyday speech--but they also systematically miseducate
kids to believe that free speech goes only as far as the most sensitive person in the room can handle.
Second, this schooling strangely continues to miseducate
these children along with the rest.
Kinship created the space for sustainable Black communities despite social and political efforts to dehumanize, separate, and miseducate
Woodson wrote The Mis-Education of the Negro to argue that schools miseducate
Blacks (and Whites) to believe that Blacks are of less value than Whites.
While more recent studies (Alp, 1996; Davis & McDaniel, 1999; Dougherty & Engel, 1987; Gooden & Gooden, 2001; Hamilton, Anderson, Broaddus, & Young, 2006; Prentice, 1986) demonstrate that while they are not quite as prevalent, gender stereotypes do still exist--and, as such, continue to miseducate
boys as well as girls.
Justice Souter, in his now famous remark, offered that "the day you see a [television] camera come into our courtroom, it's going to roll over my dead body," (15) and Justice Scalia has mused that video recordings made during oral argument would "miseducate
and misinform," (16) and he has also noted that the Justices "don't want to become entertainment." (17) Justice Thomas echoed those misgivings during a recent visit to the Arkansas Supreme Court.
"Being in a book club allows us to learn from our ancestors who have written relevant information on becoming a man in a society determined to undermine, feminize and miseducate