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 [...]

Students share reactions about possible civics test

“I think it would be a great guideline for us in the future…” Alabama comes one step closer to requiring a civics test for high school graduation. DOTHAN, Al (WTVY) - An Alabama Senate Committee [...]

RI Students Gets Civics Lessons

New Initiative to Promote High School Civics Education Lands in Oklahoma

A couple of legislators are heading an effort to make sure Oklahoma’s high school students know the basics of U.S. government by promoting civics. The Civics Education Initiative would like to see schools test students [...]

Are Students Learning to be Good Citizens?

For years, voter turnout has been dropping, political polarization has been rising and the art of compromise has been waning. That much is agreed upon and the need for increased civics education in schools is [...]