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Ignorance of past bodes ill for the future

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Students step onto college campuses today less aware or concerned with the past. It’s more pronounced than the usual grousing of old instructors about each new generation. Bill Howe noticed it in his master’s level education course at the University of Connecticut. “Students were woefully ignorant of our history — particularly our civil rights history,” the past president of the National Association for Multicultural Education said at the group’s recent convention in Philadelphia. Many don’t ...

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