If we want our nation to create more people like history's innovators and inventors, we would be wise to teach our children how to think like they did.
Streets were packed with crowds cheering and talking about the Friday Supreme Court decision.
"Telling teachers that they might lose their health insurance if they unionize is not living honestly."
"The Robin Hood tax, which can raise hundreds of billions of dollars every year paid by Wall Street speculators, is the perfect way to fund this program."
The membership of the USSA sees student issues as intrinsically tied to economic, racial, and gender justice.
Students held signs with startling numbers like "36,000 students of color go to high schools with almost no sports."
"We have a student debt amount that is more than what the government spends in a year on all its programs put together."
There were calls for unity to end hate and bigotry in all forms for the three slain Muslim students slain in Chapel Hill, N.C. last week.
"At the beginning of the semester," explains historian and lecturer Leleua Loupe, "students don't know history or understand the world around them."
President Obama last week proposed to bring the cost of two years of community college "down to zero" for all Americans.