The Spirit of Youth and the City Streets: Teenagers, Rebellion, and Social Change

In 2014, following the lead of Republican lawmakers nationwide, the school board of Jefferson County, Colorado announced plans to re-shape its Advanced Placement (AP) US history curriculum to “promote patriotism” and “respect for authority,” while downplaying inequality and discouraging civil disobedience. In response, hundreds of students at several area high schools put civil disobedience back […]