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10/06/11 William Paterson University As we enter the twenty first century, it is essential that the schools be places that help students better understand the complex, symbol-rich culture in which they live in. A new vision of literacy is essential if educators are serious about the broad goals of education: preparing students to function as informed and effective citizens in a democratic society; preparing students to realize personal fulfillment; and preparing students to function effectively in a rapidly changing world that demands new, multiple literacies . Renee Hobbs, 1997
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Chief Justice John Roberts Samuel Alito Which current justice said the following: "In a big family, the first child is kind of like the first pancake. If it's not perfect, that's okay, there are a lot more coming along?” Sonia Sotomayor
Which current Justice…
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
The trouble…is that we have taken our democracy for granted; we have thought and acted as if our forefathers had founded it once and for all. We have forgotten that it has to be enacted anew in every generation. John Dewey
Cluster Spring 2008 Election Systems across Cultures throughout History
Race and Gender is important for your selection of presidential election.
This engraved depiction of New Jersey women voting around 1800 was created by noted illustrator Howard Pyle in 1880 to make women aware of the earlier voting rights they had lost.
Which country reserves quarter of parliamentary seats reserved for women?
DID YOU KNOW? A quarter of all Afgani parliamentary seats are reserved for women