Civic Education and the Future of American Citizenship by Elizabeth Kaufer Busch,Jonathan W. White,John Agresto,Mark

By Elizabeth Kaufer Busch,Jonathan W. White,John Agresto,Mark Bauerlein,Peter A. Benoliel,Jeff Bergner,Bruce Cole,Dana Gioia,E. D. Hirsch,Wilfred M. McClay,Andrea Radasanu,Lisa Spiller,Jonathan Yonan

The Founders of this state believed that the govt. they have been developing required a civically knowledgeable population. Such an schooling aimed to domesticate enlightened, proficient, and vigilant electorate who may perpetuate and increase the state. regrettably, America’s modern formative years appear to lack sufficient possibilities, if now not additionally the facility or will, to seriously research the rules of this country. a fair greater challenge is an expanding ambivalence towards schooling quite often. moving into this void is a various crew of educators, intellectuals, and businesspeople, introduced jointly in Civic schooling and the way forward for American Citizenship to grapple with the difficulty of civic illiteracy and its outcomes. The essays, edited via Elizabeth Kaufer Busch and Jonathan W. White, strength us not to basically reexamine the targets of civic schooling in the United States but in addition these of liberal schooling extra broadly.

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