Geography is the science of place and America is a very big place. Not surprisingly, in times of division, geography is often at the root of the divide, while the ways in which humanity rises above it to form common ground is our wellspring of hope...
Four On The Floor
In partnership with the National Association of State Boards Of Education, we've announced the first four Civic Engagement Champions, middle school teachers going the extra mile to prepare their students to play an active role in our democracy...READ MORE
Test Of The Times
The subject that originated public education has the highest stakes of all, and states like MA and IL are illuminating the path back to the future, aided by a plethora of new 21st century resources...READ MORE
“It’s a republic, not a democracy” say the defenders of minority rule. For the founders, and Noah Webster after them, there wasn’t remotely as much daylight between the two as seems to have opened up since...READ MORE