Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts Signs American Civics Education Bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN)- Governor Pete Ricketts signed a bill which updates and renews the public school system’s American civic education on Monday. LB 399 focuses on preparing students in American civics and creating the proper [...]

The Last Word: Can you pass test Kruse wants to require of high schoolers?

Apr 1, 2019 By: Kerry Hubartt Indiana’s Republican state senator from Auburn, Dennis Kruse, has pushed a bill for several years that would require Hoosier high school students to pass the same basic history [...]

Civics Education Bills Are on Legislative Agendas in Seven States

By Sasha Jones on March 5, 2019 5:43 PM Education Week While most states require students to study civics in some sort of capacity, just eight mandate a yearlong civics or government class as a [...]

Civics Education Helps Create Young Voters and Activists

Youth voter turnout is notoriously low in the U.S., especially when social-studies classes are notably absent. ALIA WONG THE ATLANTIC OCT 5, 2018 It’s widely known that young adults in the United States tend to [...]

NSMS highlights social studies requirements

  Eighth-grade students at NSMS are studying the U.S. Constitution in preparation for the basic civics exam which is required for high school graduation. Although the students are not yet in high school, this is [...]

One simple way to boost Americans’ civics education

By Charles Sahm New York Post September 16, 2018 | 6:57pm In his State of the City Address this year, Mayor de Blasio called for measures to “protect and reinforce our battered democracy,” including a new “Civics for All” [...]