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.
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Conservatives are partially right to advocate for less government, says Deborah Meier.
March 14, 2017
If we want to build a broad, majority coalition for democratic educational reform with a strong emphasis on communities, we need to look in places that are not part of the conventional progressive horizon.
March 10, 2017
Now, more than ever, young people must see themselves and their communities as the makers of history, writes Deborah Meier.
March 06, 2017
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
There are educational benefits to choice, but it also divides people who otherwise would be allies, says Deborah Meier.
February 27, 2017
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.