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Education Matters: The Hamilton effect on education may make classrooms of the future ‘The Room Where It Happens’

Education Matters: The Hamilton effect on education may make classrooms of the future ‘The Room Where It Happens’

An illegitimate, orphaned immigrant born in the Caribbean rises to become one of the most brilliant of our Founding Fathers.

We all know by now the basic biography of Alexander Hamilton, thanks to the genius of “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda whose lyrics and musical production have captured the hearts, minds and imagination of thousands of devoted followers of the Broadway sensation.

But a lesser-known story is how the musical has engaged and excited students.

The inspirational rise of Alexander Hamilton to become a Founding Father, Revolutionary War hero, George Washington’s right-hand man, our new nation’s first treasury secretary and the face on our $10...

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