Edition 143

Stop Beating up on Journalism. Let’s Revive It.

By Fuzz Hogan

Nov. 17, 2016

Local news is more important than ever. It's time to renew our commitment to it.

Stop Beating up on Journalism. Let’s Revive It.

Local news is more important than ever. It's time to renew our commitment to it.


Rebuilding our Civic Muscles

Feeling down in the dumps? Here are three steps you can take today to fight for the things that matter.


When War Becomes an Easy Decision

Tom Donahue’s documentary raises difficult questions about the struggles of veterans after war and the decisions of a country before war.


New America, Old America, and Holding the Ground for Multilingual Learners

Even in difficult political times, dual language learners are making progress in some states.


Worried About Trump? Learn From Latin American Resilience

The rise of Trump is easy to comprehend for people in Latin America—thanks to decades of unpredictable politics and economics.


2017 May be Indiana’s Year for Pre-K

With the expansion of the pre-K pilot program, 2017 is still likely to bring good news for Indiana students—regardless of the scope.


From Civic Engagement to Civic Education

In California, younger citizens are trying to get the right to vote. Granting it to them might be a boon to civic education more broadly.


U.N. Peacekeepers Need to Do More to Prevent Genocide in South Sudan

According to the United Nations, South Sudan risks devolving into genocide—and Yei has become the epicenter of that crisis.