What We’re Reading

March 4, 2016
Every week, GC picks out a selection of articles that are relevant to our work and to the civics education space as a whole. We at GC love to expand our learning in every aspect of what we do, and we hope you enjoy our selections!


The Governing Cancer of Our Time,’ New York Times:
Columnist David Brooks takes on the current election cycle, and whether the type of campaigning will actually result in a reversal away from the definition of “politics.”

Civic Education in the Year of Trump, In his personal blog, Tufts Associate Dean Peter Levine takes on the challenging task of being impartial in an election in which one of the major candidates has been consistently offensive.

 

Testing for Joy and Grit, The Atlantic: Leaders in education share what is causing them to “hope” or “despair” as we head into 2016.

 

Learn Different, New Yorker: How learning civics can create a more even distribution of power in America.

 

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