Marc Parry, The Chronicle of Higher Education, March 12, 2015

Robert D. Putnam ­— Harvard political scientist, trumpeter of community revival, consultant to the last four presidents ­— visited Cambridge’s Lesley University to sound an alarm. “What I want to talk to you about,” he told some 40 students and academics, is “the most important domestic challenge facing our country today. I want to talk about a growing gap between rich kids and poor kids.” […read more]