Huffington Post: On the Importance of Civic Education

I had the tremendous honor this past week of receiving the Constitutional Rights Foundation's Bill of Rights Award fo...

May 15, 2015, 0 comment(s)

Real Clear Education: The Dangerous Crisis in Civics Education in America

If America’s national goal is to ensure that students are “college- and career-ready,” “core&...

May 14, 2015, 0 comment(s)

WSJ: Teaching Better Civics for Better Citizens

The results of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), released last week, revealed that our country&...

May 13, 2015, 0 comment(s)

WE MUST DO BETTER!

Listen to the Ladies, Michelle Herczog and Susan Griffin, with the incredible Larry Jacobs, each saying 'We Must Do B...

May 12, 2015, 0 comment(s)

Real Clear Politics: America's Knowledge Crisis

Three out of five eighth graders tested in a nationwide survey did not know that the 1803 Marbury v. Madison case est...

May 11, 2015, 0 comment(s)

The Sacramento Bee: Civics lessons are on the upswing in California’s schools

Last week the National Assessment of Education Progress released a report card on U.S. history, geography and civics....

May 8, 2015, 0 comment(s)

Real Clear Politics: Civic Ignorance Begets Civil Unrest

Every now and then those of us who follow the news closely will read, view or hear stories that seem separate and unc...

May 7, 2015, 0 comment(s)

Bloomberg Business: Most U.S. Middle-School Kids Don't Know How Government Works

More than half of U.S. eighth-graders say Americans believe the U.S. government should guarantee them a job when they...

May 6, 2015, 0 comment(s)

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