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America is facing a literacy problem. We talk to several experts who suggest that we may simply be teaching the skill incorrectly.
Two political science experts discuss how movements in the past have brought about change and how they compare to the Women's March, the March for Life and the March for Science.
Civics classes in many grade schools and high schools aren’t the same as they were 20 years ago, when teachers lectured on “how a bill becomes a law” to a roomful of bored students. These days, kids are more likely to discuss and debate some of the most pressing issues of the day. We talk to two educators about how some schools are teaching students how to debate correctly, how discussion of hot topics can foster understanding of diverse points of view, and the long-term benefits for students who engage in thoughtful, civil, debate.