SOURCE: Inside Higher Ed
by Steven Mintz
The idea of education serving democracy by producing informed citizens is tested by the lack of agreement about what that goal means. Can the competing claims on the education system be reconciled?
by Charles F. Howlett
A century ago, the American philosopher and educator took a sabattical to China and concluded that, if encouraged to learn about other cultures, White Americans could be brought to acceptance of Asian Americans and other immigrants as equal participants in democracy. COVID-inspired bigotry shows this dream remains unrealized.
by Ruben Flores
Mexico, it turns out, shaped America just as America shaped Mexico. And it did this by adopting John Dewey's Pragmatism.
by Horace Dewey
In which our narrator considers the curiously broad appeal of his namesake.
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