Chief Justice Warns That ‘Civic Education Has Fallen By the Wayside’

"Civic education, like all education, is a continuing enterprise and conversation," Roberts said. "Each generation has an obligation to pass on to the next, not only a fully functioning government responsive to the needs of the people, but the tools to understand and improve it." http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/school_law/2019/12/chief_justice_warns_that_civic.html?cmp=soc-facebook-shr&fbclid=IwAR37tJFJVhBdrL8AjkfWThXnVjg5phhNWbcv6oPeTAnlYE9JiEtClEdfsZs http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/school_law/2019/12/chief_justice_warns_that_civic.html?cmp=soc-facebook-shr&fbclid=IwAR37tJFJVhBdrL8AjkfWThXnVjg5phhNWbcv6oPeTAnlYE9JiEtClEdfsZs

Our Culture of Contempt–by Arthur C. Brooks

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/02/opinion/sunday/political-polarization.html?fbclid=IwAR0t4dN76SYMSwq0VcLp_Eo6cjEAwCmpB0SBxksbJRDrFi6fuACkUCgodJg This is a must read. Arthur Brook's focus on contempt does seem to capture the mood of the nation although I would posit, with all due respect to the Civil War, this is not the most polarizing period of American history. It may just be quibbling but the Reconstruction Period, the occupation of southern States... Continue Reading →

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