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When it Comes to the Consitution, Are Students Learning History or Obedience?

Liz Dwyer

Sunday was Constitution Day, leading Rethinking Schools' to reflect on the way the Constitution is taught. Most textbooks "present the Constitution as a wise inevitability, awaiting only the Bill of Rights as the icing on a delicious cake of compromise.

Students deserve a more critical and nuanced exploration of the Constitution—one that is alert to the race and class issues at the heart of our governing document."

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