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The Importance of Humanities and Social Science Education

James Grossman | Feb 15, 2013

I recommend this morning’s Washington Post a column by Danielle Allen on the importance of humanities and social science education – not in competition with STEM disciplines but as an essential complement to science and mathematics learning. Professor Allen not only explains why students need this breadth in order to excel in any field, but also lays out the opportunities within existing structures of K-12 education to move in constructive directions.

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