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Education’s Limitations and Its Radical Possibilities

While subject to debate, presumably, a fundamental and philosophical purpose of education—from pre-kindergarten to higher education—is to grow generations of literate, critically thinking, creative, civically engaged students who work to edify and build a cohesive nation and democracy. Somewhere in the social system, this purpose has faltered. Some will argue it was never realized in our schools.

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