civics-education

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Welcome to Day Zero. Now let’s rebuild America’s civics infrastructure

BY: - December 16, 2021

You know, civics. The kind of stuff that used be taught in high school before the radical right began terrorizing teachers.

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Pa. House bill would require students to pass civics test to graduate | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - March 29, 2021

Districts already are required to administer the test. The bill sponsored by Rep. Karen Boback makes it a graduation requirement.

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The pandemic has prompted people to get involved in local affairs | Jonathan C. Rothermel

BY: - August 11, 2020

Faced with a series of complicated and heartbreaking decisions brought on by the pandemic, more Americans are getting involved in local politics.

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America needs to go back to school on civics education | Opinion

BY: - November 7, 2019

Many of us didn't see Trump as the Constitutional threat that he is. That's a failure of civics education. And we need to be ready for the next one.