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Adults write history. It is little wonder, therefore, that the history of children has not received much attention. In the 301st year of the life of the City of Philadelphia we examine what life in our city has meant for children over the generations. The picture is not encouraging.
The Paideia Proposal is a radical manifesto. It urges a thorough redefinition of what students should study and how they should be taught; quite rightly, it is being widely debated by educators.
FOUNDATION SUPPORT: Coverage of specific topics in Education Week is supported in part by grants from the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the CME Group Foundation, the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, the Joyce Foundation, the NoVo Foundation, the Noyce Foundation, the Raikes Foundation, the Wallace Foundation, and the Walton Family Foundation. The newspaper retains sole editorial control over the content of the articles that are underwritten by the foundations. Additional grants in support of Editorial Projects in Education’s data journalism and video capacity come from the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust and the Schott Foundation for Public Education. (Updated 1/1/2017)

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