When the culture wars go to school

Can citizens of different political and cultural worldviews ever agree on what version of history or morality or citizenship should be taught in public schools? We'll ask Max Eden, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute who recently penned an important provocative article on the issue (manhattan-institute.org/education-policy-as-culture-war)

Posted by Citizen Ed on Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Can citizens of different political and cultural worldviews ever agree on what version of history or morality or citizenship should be taught in public schools? We’ll ask Max Eden, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute who recently penned an important provocative article on the issue.

This episode touches on a lot of hot topics in the education world, from discipline reform and Obama-era civil rights guidance to the relationships between a mostly white teaching force and students of color. Watch the video above and leave a comment with your thoughts!

Chris Stewart is the Chief Executive Officer of Education Post, a media project of the Results in Education Foundation. He is a lifelong activist and 20-year supporter of nonprofit and education-related causes. Stewart has served as the director of outreach and external affairs for Education Post, the executive director of the African American Leadership Forum (AALF), and an elected member of the Minneapolis Public Schools Board of Education.

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