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Joe Foss Institute

Today, four out of five 8th graders aren’t proficient in civics and only 9 percent of fourth-graders can identify Abraham Lincoln. Join with the Joe Foss Institute, an educational non-profit organization, to battle civics illiteracy and close the civics education gap. Together, with programs that serve schools, youth organizations, and teachers, we will prepare tomorrow’s leaders for a life of active and engaged citizenship. Learn more now!

Ever heard of the 26th Amendment? Chances are you have been impacted.

Today we celebrate the anniversary of the 26th Amendment (ratified July 1, 1971). Here’s what you

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Frank Riggs Takes Civics Fight to Washington

JFI President & CEO Frank Riggs recently returned to Washington, D.C., to meet with the U.S. Ass

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3 FUN, SIMPLE DIY GAMES FOR JULY 4!

It’s summertime, so take playtime outdoors with these kid-friendly games! FamilyFun Magazine&#

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DO THE FOUNDING FATHERS HAVE ALL THE ANSWERS?

Beginning with the legendary rivalry between Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton, historian Davi

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Braceras: Don’t know much about U.S. history

“As the school year comes to a close, it is worth considering what our children have learned t

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And the winner is….

Congratulations Kimberly Koiser (right), U.S. Government teacher at Kathleen High School at Lakeland

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Louisiana moves closer to enacting civics education legislation

“Beginning in 2016, Louisiana high school students will have to demonstrate the same knowledge

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Beginning in 2016….

Louisiana high school students will have to demonstrate the same knowledge about American government

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The Statue of Liberty arrives in America, 130 years ago today

It’s hard to imagine America without the Statue of Liberty, but the icon of freedom didn’t make

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The Army celebrates it’s 240th birthday today.

Formed in 1775 by an act of the Continental Congress, the Army has grown from a ragtag group of stat

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