Grading America’s civics education

3rd grade class from the W.R. O'Dell Elementary School recite the Pledge of Allegiance.

Michael Hansen, director of the Brown Center on Education Policy, discusses a new Brown Center Report on American Education and how schools are equipping their students with a quality civics education.

Also in this episode, Joseph Parilla and Max Bouchet share their findings from the 2018 Global Metro Monitor which tracks the economic trajectory of the world’s 300 largest metropolitan economies.

Thanks to audio producer Gaston Reboredo with assistance from Mark Hoelscher, and to producers Brennan Hoban and Chris McKenna. Additional support comes from Jessica Pavone, Eric Abalahin, and Camilo Ramirez.

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