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    A Search for Common Ground

    Frederick Hess (AEI) and Pedro Noguera (USC) debated education policy and discussed the importance of having civil discussions over political disputes. This virtual event was hosted by the…

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    Grasp

    MIT professors Sanjay Sarma and Luke Yoquinto examined the science of how human beings learn. This program was part of the virtual 2021 Tucson Festival of Books.

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    The Enchanted Hour

    Wall Street Journal children’s book reviewer Meghan Cox Gurdon offered her thoughts on the benefits associated with reading aloud for both children and adults. This program was part of the…

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    The Breakdown of Higher Education

    John Ellis, professor emeritus at the University of California, Santa Cruz, argued that universities no longer value open debate and a free exchange of ideas. This virtual event was hosted…

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    A Wolf at the Schoolhouse Door

    Journalist Jennifer Berkshire and education historian Jack Schneider argued that the political right is trying to dismantle public education. This virtual event was hosted by Town Hall…

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    Guilty Admissions

    Investigative reporter and journalist Nicole LaPorte reported on the 2019 college admissions scandal. This virtual event was sponsored by Vroman’s Bookstore in Pasadena, California.

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    The Book Collectors

    French journalist Delphine Minoui reported on the efforts of a group of Syrians to build a library during that country’s civil war. This was a virtual event hosted by the Boston Athenaeum…

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    Conditional Citizens

    Author and University of California at Riverside professor Laila Lalami explored American citizenship through her own journey as a Moroccan immigrant. This program was part of the Wisconsin…

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    Campus Color Line

    UCLA Professor Eddie Cole examined the impact that college presidents had on the civil rights movement. This was a virtual event hosted by BookPeople Bookstore in Austin, Texas.

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    Schoolhouse Burning

    University of South Carolina Law School Professor Derek Black talked about the history of public education in America and his belief that the right to a public education was being…

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    Distracted

    James Lang argued that the main reason students are regularly distracted is due more to current teaching styles than the influence of technology. This virtual event was provided by the…

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    We Are Worth Fighting For

    Howard University Afro-American Studies Professor Joshua Myers provided a history of the 1989 Howard University student protest, which closed the operations of the school for three days in…

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    Unacceptable

    The Wall Street Journal's Melissa Korn and Jennifer Levitz discussed their reporting of the largest college admissions bribery case ever prosecuted by the U.S. Department of Justice. This…

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    How to Educate an American

    Fordham Institute’s Chester Finn and Michael Petrilli discussed how to improve K-12 education in America. This event was sponsored by the American Enterprise Institute.

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    Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

    Angela Davis presented a critical edition of Frederick Douglass' memoir, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass - An American Slave Written by Himself. Ms. Davis explored the abolitionist’s intellectual life…

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    The Deportation Machine

    University of Illinois at Chicago history and Latino studies professor Adam Goodman provided a history of deportation in America over the past 140 years. This was a virtual event hosted by…

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    A Fine Line

    Education consultant and writer Tim DeRoche looked at how school district lines are drawn and how they impact the education students receive. This event was hosted by Vroman’s Bookstore in…

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    Author Discussion on Education

    Author and University of Chicago Professor Eve Ewing offered her thoughts about the education system in America. This virtual program was sponsored by Haymarket Books.

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    The Greater Journey

    David McCullough talked about his book, The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris. He responded to questions from members of the audience. This was an event in the History and Biography…

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    After Words with Bryan Caplan

    Economics professor Bryan Caplan argued that the main function of higher education has become more about educational credentials and less about ensuring that students are prepared with…

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