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September 13, 2017

Education Is a Civic Question

In their final post to end Bridging Differences' decade-long run, Deborah Meier and Harry Boyte urge readers to put the energy, talents, wisdom, and hard work of "we the people," young as well as old, at the center of creating a 21st-century education system.

April 03, 2017

Who Makes Democratic Change?

We need a model of making school changes based on citizens first, not government first. There are many precedents.

March 21, 2017

Repairers of the Breach

In a time of civic unravelling especially along partisan lines, how can we add a strong emphasis (and assessment dimension) on "civic repair" to every issue and organizing effort?

March 06, 2017

Schools and the Freedom Struggle in an Orwellian World

In the age of the smart machine and Big Data, educators are called to find common ground across partisan divides in the fight for freedom against the looming dangers of an Orwellian world. The old idea of schools and colleges as social centers, or civic sites, is a resource.

March 02, 2017

School Choice Trade-Offs

There are educational benefits to choice, but it also divides people who otherwise would be allies, says Deborah Meier.

February 27, 2017

Choice as a Catalyst Starts with Public Relationships

In a world where "informational" has replaced "relational" in education as well as everywhere else, we begin a democratic awakening by recalling and promoting public relationships.

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