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John Dewey’s “Democracy and Education” at 100

Explore provocative questions about the relationship between public education and the modern democratic state, inspired by Dewey’s classic text. For specific times and locations: ethicsandeducation.wceruw.org/agenda.pdf
Date
Thursday, March 31, 2016
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March 31 - April 1, 2016

Explore provocative questions about the relationship between public education and the modern democratic state, inspired by Dewey’s classic text. 

HIGHLIGHTS 
Keynote discussion hosted by Dean Diana Hess, March 31, 4-6 p.m., Town Center Forum, Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery
Question/answer format with educators, administrators and parents 

Graduate student brown-bag discussion 

TOPICS | FRIDAY, APRIL 1, 2016 Wisconsin Idea Room, Education Building
Does educational decision-making produce democratic outcomes?
Have requirements of civic education changed in the last 100 years?
Is there a place for common curriculum in progressive education?
Does a democratic approach to education undermine minority cultures?
Should education for democracy support religiously fundamentalist schools? 

No registration required! 
Questions? Email Paula McAvoy: pjmcavoy@wisc.edu. Or call 608.263.2709.
For specific times and locations: ethicsandeducation.wceruw.org/agenda.pdf 

Hosted by the Center for Ethics and Education and the Department of Education Policy Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison, with assistance from the Wisconsin Center for Education Research.

 

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Paul McAvoy
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