Discussion around recent court decisions on gay marriage suggests that the pace of social change can be pretty swift.
In a panel, writers such as 'Locomotive' author Brian Floca discussed the surge in popularity of nonfiction illustrated books for children, which could be influenced by the nonfiction emphasis in the new Common Core standards.
The IRS targeting of conservative political groups may not have been political itself. But it shows a serious need for more civics education in America about basic freedoms like the First Amendment.
As the Newtown families plead for Congress to act, lawmakers – and President Obama – admit to the complexity of gun issues. Scholars on simplicity offer some ideas.