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Shared Inquiry is a Model for Civil Discourse

CBS News explored why seventh graders at The Lexington Academy in New York City are better at debating than the presidential candidates.

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Home Is Where The Art Is

la-fountainQueer Ricans drew an audience of over 60 including many members of the Puerto Rican community. A highlight of the event was a panel discussion by three students from Roberto Clemente High School about the challenges of being openly gay with family members and fellow students.
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Unlocking the Power of Inquiry-Based Learning

Bill Siegel

Bill Siegel is an Academy Award-nominated and Emmy winning documentary filmmaker and vice president of School Programs for the Great Books Foundation, a Chicago-based nonprofit educational organization.

The origin of the word “educate,” the Latin word educo, means to bring out or pull from, and develop from within.
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Talking about Banned Books Week

Joseph Coulson, President, Great Books Foundation.

Here are four books that according to the American Library Association have been banned or challenged in the United States over the last five years: The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison; Brave New World by Aldous Huxley; The Color Purple by Alice Walker; and
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