Washington Post op-ed: It’s colleges’ job to train citizens. Higher education isn’t rising to the challenge.
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Ronald J. Daniels is the president of Johns Hopkins University.
The impeachment hearings on Capitol Hill have been a crash course on the inner workings of constitutional democracy. As historian and journalist Yoni Appelbaum said recently, impeachment is a constitutional mechanism with the words “break glass in case of emergency” emblazoned on it, raising fundamental questions about the balance of powers and the limits of executive authority.
Yet, according to one poll, fewer than a third of Americans actually know what impeachment is.
Read more in the Washington Post.