Explores the politics and practice of programs that foster moral thinking and civic responsibility?highlighting the acclaimed and controversial Facing History and Ourselves (FHAO) curriculum, which uses study of the Holocaust to help students reflect on issues of racism, violence, intolerance, and prejudice.
MELINDA FINE is an educational research and program development consultant. Her clients include youth development organizations, curriculum development groups, school reform initiatives, and public television companies. From 1991 to 1993 she served as assistant director of research for Children's Television Workshop's Ghostwriter series. She has worked with the Facing History and Ourselves organization since 1989 as an indepAndent consultant and a member of the organization's national teacher training team.