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Jonathan Zimmerman: Liberating the Liberal Arts

January 16, 2019 by Jonathan Zimmerman

Jonathan Zimmerman, professor of History of Education at the University of Pennsylvania and author of The Case for Contention: Teaching Controversial Issues in American Schools, joins ACTA’s Erik Gross to discuss the decline of civic education, the history and purpose of higher education, college costs, and more.


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