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Yes, kids need more civics education — but they need to be taught civility at least as much

Eve Rifkin, 2017-2018 Fellow. This piece was first published by The Washington Post. "It is not a lucky coincidence that the students at my school demonstrate respect toward — and curiosity about — each other, especially…
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The masquerade of school choice: a parent’s story

Patricia MacCorquodale, 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece was first published in The Washington Post. "Though championed by Trump and DeVos, school choice is highly controversial around the country...."
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How my mother’s depression shaped my whole life

Ann Mastergeorge-2013-2014 Fellow. This piece was first published by The Washington Post. “When I think back to my mother when I was a child, I don’t have a single memory of her smiling. She suffered from chronic, lifelong depression, and it affected me and…
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How to teach about climate without making your students feel hopeless

Diana Liverman-2013-2014 Fellow. This piece was first published in The Washington Post. “A few years ago, I discovered my undergraduates had informally renamed my Intro to Environmental Studies class. They called it “Environmental Depression …”
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The new mandatory civics exams are asking all the wrong questions. Here are the right ones.

Suzanne Dovi – 2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published in The Washington Post. “True or false: If the police ask to enter your home, you don’t have to admit them unless they have a warrant…
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