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Articles tagged with education
Nobel Prize-winning economist James Heckman argues that early childhood intervention can improve the economic and social mobility of children born into disadvantage. At a time when state and local budgets for early interventions are being cut, Heckman issues an urgent call for action and offers some practical steps for how to design and pay for new programs.
In High Schools, Race, and America’s Future: What Students Can Teach Us About Morality, Diversity, and Community, philosopher Lawrence Blum recounts his experience teaching a course on race and racism at a Cambridge high school.