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 obvious. What isn’t obvious is the “how.” Advocates hold differing visions for civic learning. Read this in-depth report for a look at the issue and some programs already in place.
- Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts Signs American Civics Education Bill
- The Last Word: Can you pass test Kruse wants to require of high schoolers?
- Civics Education Bills Are on Legislative Agendas in Seven States
- Civics Education Helps Create Young Voters and Activists
- NSMS highlights social studies requirements