Here Are 12 Facts Every High School Kid In US May Need To Know

June 6th, 2018|

Can you and your kids pass the same test new U.S. citizens must pass and correctly answer the 100 questions? We present 12 of them here. By Beth Dalbey, Patch National Staff | Jan 29, 2018 3:10 pm ET | Updated Jan 31, 2018 8:48 pm ET Do you know what rights are protected in the Constitution and how it differs [...]

In Iowa, All High School Graduates Might First Have to Take a Citizenship Test. Can You Answer These 15 Questions?

June 6th, 2018|

By LAURA FAY | February 11, 2018 Who was president during World War I? Name one author of the Federalist Papers. If both the president and the vice president can no longer serve, who becomes president? These are three questions that can appear on the occasionally daunting test that’s required to become a citizen of the United States [...]

Better civics education in schools? Yes, please

June 6th, 2018|

William Brown / Op-Art  When it comes to civics education, what students get has been inconsistent from district to district, state officials say. Fortunately, that will soon change. By  Seattle Times editorial board The Seattle Times Educating students about civics and how government works is too important to be left to chance. Yet to some [...]

Nebraska lawmakers to debate testing students on civics

June 6th, 2018|

LINCOLN (AP) — A bill that would require Nebraska students to complete a naturalization test is headed to the floor of the Legislature for debate, even though a committee refused to advance it. Lawmakers took the rare step Thursday of overriding the Education Committee’s decision to hold the bill. The 27-13 vote gives the measure [...]

Across the Street column: Students as well as immigrants should pass civics test

June 6th, 2018|

https://www.postindependent.com/news/local/across-the-street-column-students-as-well-as-immigrants-should-pass-civics-test/