Ralph Nader on the Centrality of Civic Learning

A Nashman Affiliate Faculty member recently brought this to our attention: Ralph Nader on What Should be Essential Teaching in Schools: Let's Start with Teaching Civic Skills and Actions.  We particularly appreciate the reference to Ernest Boyer: 

Or as Ernest Boyer, executive director of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, rhetorically asked in 1990: “Is it possible for the work of the academy to relate more effectively to our most pressing social, economic and civic problems?”