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  1. From Subject to Citizen


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    Modern science has solved a mystery in an early draft of the Declaration of Independence. Thomas Jefferson wrote a word and then carefully expunged it, smearing the ink and overwriting it so as to…

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    • No Textbook Answer: Communities Confront the Achievement Gap


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      [The above is the abridged Web version of No Textbook Answer: Communities Confront the Achievement Gap. The full half-hour version will be presented around the country on public television in the…

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      • The Creation of Politics


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        The Creation of Politics is a short animated video that was produced by a team at the Kettering Foundation in collaboration with Momentum, Inc., artist and illustrator Danijel Zezelj, and MainSail…

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        • The Ecology of Democracy: Five Questions that Aren't Usually Asked


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          David Mathews, president of the Kettering Foundation, discusses his new book The Ecology of Democracy, which is about how people and communities can get greater control over their collective future.…

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          • No Textbook Answer: Communities Confront the Achievement Gap


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            Education has been the topic of a handful of widely distributed documentaries in recent years. 2009’s Race To Nowhere [http://www.racetonowhere.com] highlights what some believe is an overemphasis…

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            • Coming to Kettering For the First Time


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              Jaco Roets, a 2011 Kettering Foundation International Fellow and current Program Officer at IDASA (an African democracy institute), talks about coming to the Kettering Foundation for the first time.

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              • America's Educational System and Bolingbrook High School


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                James Mitchem, current Valley View School District (IL) superintendent and former Bolingbrook High School principal (at the time of filming), talks about systemic problems he sees within America's…

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                • Shaping Our Future Moderator Training [October]


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                  Are you interested in moderating a forum as part of the national "Shaping Our Future" conversation on the future of higher ed? Experienced National Issues Forum moderator Ellen Knutson (of…

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                  • Benjamin Barber on the Crisis in Civil Society


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                    Director of CivWorld and Distinguished Senior Fellow at DEMOS, Benjamin Barber, describes what he views as a crisis in civil society.

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                    • David Mathews "Shaping Our Future" Closing Remarks


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                      Kettering Foundation President, David Mathews, gives his closing remarks to legislators and business, education and civic engagement leaders at the "Shaping Our Future" launch event in Washington…

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                      • Turning the Tide on Poverty: Selma/Selmont, AL


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                        Every organization wants its work to have impact and be valued by the community. But it's easy, especially when working on tough public problems, to end up working on, not with, the community.…

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