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Dr. William Egginton - How Education Went from the Great Equalizer to the Great Divider, and What We Can Do to Fix It

Professor William Egginton argues that that our education system has come to embody the very social and economic inequality it should be challenging; tt is helping to amplify political and social divisions in our country, and making it harder for democracy to function. He proposes a series of recommendations for how to refocus our educational institutions on the goal of supporting a sense of national community and civic engagement. Professor Egginton is the Dexter Professor in the Humanities and director of the Alexander Grass Humanities Institute at Johns Hopkins University.

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