Education News from NY Times
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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government has begun to pursue a more openly nationalist agenda on an issue that critics fear will push the country further from its postwar pacifism.
A recent vote by the American Studies Association to boycott Israeli academic institutions has led some leaders to issue condemnations that emphasize the importance of academic freedom.
Laszlo Schwartz, once mostly silent about his harrowing childhood as a prisoner of the Nazis, now spends much of his time telling his story in German classrooms.
The potentially subversive nature of Christianity’s teachings found expression in the education of a generation of rebels against apartheid.