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Institute for Democracy & Higher Education

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    How do we protect free expression, inclusion, and the open exchange of ideas at our colleges and universities?  Everyday Americans are deeply divided along lines of political ideology and social identity, and higher education institutions now...

  • Keeping up with the rapid pace of news is an ongoing challenge for educators, particularly since the 2016 U.S. election. This series of discussion guides from the Institute for Democracy & Higher Education focus on topics that are in the news...

  • Keeping up with the rapid pace of news is an ongoing challenge for educators, particularly since the 2016 U.S. election. This series of discussion guides from the Institute for Democracy & Higher Education focus on topics that are in the news...

  • Keeping up with the rapid pace of news is an ongoing challenge for educators, particularly since the 2016 U.S. election. This series of discussion guides from the Institute for Democracy & Higher Education focus on topics that are in the news...

  • Keeping up with the rapid pace of news is an ongoing challenge for educators, particularly since the 2016 U.S. election. This series of discussion guides from the Institute for Democracy & Higher Education focus on topics that are in the news...

  • The Institute for Higher Education’s research focuses on all aspects of voting and political engagement on college campuses, with special attention to the institutional factors and campus climates that can affect political engagement. Just as...

  • The National Study of Learning, Voting, and Engagement (NSLVE) offers colleges and universities an opportunity to learn their student registration and voting rates and, for interested campuses, a closer examination of their campus climate for...

  • Having respectful and productive conversations about controversial issues is one of the most vital aspects of civic and political learning. These conversations can be challenging to lead and conduct, but trained facilitators can ensure that valuable...