Literature, poetry engage Md. students in democracy

10/20/2013 | Gazette (Gaithersburg, Md.), The

A Maryland high-school English teacher and a finalist in the 2012 Individual World Poetry Slam is using literature and poetry to inspire students to get more active in the democratic process. "Literature is one of the best ways to learn about empathy and to learn about what it's like stepping in someone else's shoes," said Clint Smith, whose students last school year improved their reading levels by an average of 2.3 years.

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