chapter  8
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Discourses in Proposals From the Upper Midwest

The states from the Upper Midwest produced initiatives grounded in discourses derived from a consistently different set of ideologies than those that drive the southern states' proposals. We next outline these discourses and illustrate them with rhetoric from public statements of their adherents, including the discourses of citizenship, community, diversity, relationships, student agency, local control, and reproduction of the social division oflabor.