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Rick Hess: The National Challenge of Civic Education

November 14, 2019 by Frederick M. Hess

“What can educators, philanthropists, entrepreneurs, and activists do to create a higher ed ecosystem that’s as rich and diverse and intellectually curious as we want our nation to be?” Frederick M. Hess, resident scholar and Director of Education Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute, takes a deep dive into the state of civic education with ACTA’s President Michael Poliakoff.


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