Failing Liberty 101: How We Are Leaving Young Americans Unprepared for Citizenship in a Free Society

Failing Liberty How We Are Leaving Young Americans Unprepared for Citizenship in a Free Society The author argues that we are failing to prepare today s young people to be responsible American citizens to the detriment of their life prospects and those of liberty in the United States of the futu

  • Title: Failing Liberty 101: How We Are Leaving Young Americans Unprepared for Citizenship in a Free Society
  • Author: William Damon
  • ISBN: 9780817913649
  • Page: 129
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The author argues that we are failing to prepare today s young people to be responsible American citizens to the detriment of their life prospects and those of liberty in the United States of the future He identifies the problems the declines in civic purpose and patriotism, crises of faith, cynicism, self absorption, ignorance, indifference to the common good and shows tThe author argues that we are failing to prepare today s young people to be responsible American citizens to the detriment of their life prospects and those of liberty in the United States of the future He identifies the problems the declines in civic purpose and patriotism, crises of faith, cynicism, self absorption, ignorance, indifference to the common good and shows that our disregard of civic and moral virtue as an educational priority is having a tangible effect on the attitudes, understanding, and behavior of large portions of the youth in our country today.

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    1. I really liked this book. It gave me some great insights as we think about how we want to incorporate Civics and Character Education as well as Service Learning into our school Esperanza.

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