With a heavy hearts, we mourn the passing of our long-time Board member and cherished friend, Norman McClelland.

Should Iowa Require High School Students to Pass U.S. Citizenship Exam?

JUNE 16, 2017 BY JOHN HENDRICKSON LEAVE A COMMENT Joe Foss Institute and its Civic Education Initiative are working to reverse the unfortunate trend of declining civic education. In our technology-driven society, most attention is given to STEM [...]

More than 7,000 12th-graders across the Tucson area have passed the test

By Angela Pittenger Arizona Daily Star May 21, 2017 Updated 13 hrs ago Respond: Write a letter to the editor | Write a guest opinion Buy Now Kelly Presnell / Arizona Daily Star Soon-to-be-grads march [...]

Texas Latest State to Consider Requiring High School Civics Test

Texas is the latest state where lawmakers are considering requiring high school students to pass a civics test in order to graduate from high school. A bill that asks students to take the test required of [...]

Necessary education in today’s world: House, Senate bills show troubling trend with our youth

While charter schools are the hot educational topic in Frankfort for most these days, two bills from local legislators moving toward Governor Matt Bevin’s desk show us potentially more distressing issues. House Bill 454, which [...]

Arkansas becomes the newest state to require a civics test for high school graduation!

Arkansas recently joined several other states in requiring graduating high schoolers to pass citizenship tests. New laws require all high-schoolers in Arkansas to pass the same test as immigrants seeking citizenship. At least fifteen other [...]