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The children are watching

Author(s): Maria Ferguson
Published: October 24, 2016

Maria Ferguson's latest Kappan column, exploring how education may not have played a big role in the 2016 presidential campaign, but that doesn’t mean that children aren’t being schooled in the political process. They are listening and learning from all of the adult antics. Ultimately, this year’s experiences will play a role in their decisions about what to say, how to say it, and how to participate in this country’s political future.

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Pittsburgh Forum on Public Schools: A Community Forum on Public Education

Author(s): CEP
Published: May 2, 1999

This is the report on a public form held in Pittsburgh in May 1999 on the effectiveness and need for change in the public schools.

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What People in Illinois Say About Their Public Schools: Summary of Forums

Author(s): CEP
Published: December 1, 1998

These forums held in December and November 1998 were one of 11 in the state and became part of the larger report, WHAT PEOPLE IN ILLINOIS SAY ABOUT THEIR PUBLIC SCHOOLS.

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