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” [...]

What Your State Is Doing To Beef Up Civics Education

July 21, 20185:57 AM ET EMILY CARDINALI Deborah Lee/NPR Fake news. Record-low voting turnout. Frequent and false claims from elected officials. Vitriol in many corners of political debate. These are symptoms we hear of all [...]

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

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 | [...]