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Teaching civics in schools and breaking down barriers

Clip: 03/01/2021 | 5m 52s | Video has closed captioning.

Fierce divisions seem to drive a wedge in much of American life at this moment and how we view government. Now, a prominent team of educators has released a new plan that calls for revamping history and civics classes in schools as one way to bridge the gap. Harvard professor Danielle Allen, a principal investigator for the Educating for American Democracy project, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss.

Aired: 03/01/21

Rating: NR

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