Professor White, Professor Seider, and Students represent SED at Civic Education Conference
On April 1st, Professor Charles White, Assistant Professor Scott Seider, and doctoral students Sherri Sklarwitz and Margie Dillenburg were invited participants in a day-long conference at Harvard Law School [HLS] titled Civics Education: Why it Matters to Democracy, Society and You. The conference was co-sponsored by the HLS Dean’s Office, the Campaign for the Civic Mission of Schools, and the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Participants included scholars, teachers, leaders, and developers of civics education. Among the presenters and panelists were former Associate Justices Sandra Day O’Connor and David Souter, Howard Gardner, Mabel-McKinney-Browning, Judge Kenneth Starr, Lawrence Tribe, and others.