Governing Magazine: Some States to Begin Using Naturalization Test in High Schools

High school students in some states will soon have to pass a civics exam—the same exam used to quiz immigrants ...

June 30, 2015, 0 comment(s)

US News: Report: Federal Education Funding Plummeting

Over the last five years, Congress has cut federal funding for K-12 education by nearly 20 percent, about five times ...

June 26, 2015, 0 comment(s)

CIRCLE: Research on News Media and Implications for Youth Engagement

CIRCLE has new research on the news media and implications for youth civic engagement. A must read!

June 19, 2015, 0 comment(s)

New Report: The Civics Education Initiative of 2015

The Education Commission of the States releases a new report on Assessment and Civics, including the proposal to requ...

June 16, 2015, 0 comment(s)

EdWeek: Getting Millennials Engaged in Civic Life

With new sessions of Congress and the U.S. Supreme Court under way and a presidential election on the not-too-distant...

June 13, 2015, 0 comment(s)

AEI: Being part of a people: Ridgeview Classical Schools and civic education

Our friends at the American Enterprise Institute's Program on Citizenship have published their latest case study on C...

June 12, 2015, 0 comment(s)

Inside Philanthropy: Is Civics Education a Lost Cause? Not to Some Foundations

With all of the attention paid by policymakers and funders to reading and math standards (Common Core and otherwise) ...

June 10, 2015, 0 comment(s)

CIRCLE: America’s Civic Renewal Movement: Implications for Youth Engagement

Tisch College recently released “America’s Civic Renewal Movement: The View from Organizational Leaders&r...

June 8, 2015, 0 comment(s)

EdWeek: Illinois Civics Bill Heads to Governor's Desk

The Illinois Senate has approved legislation requiring that students take a civics course to graduate from high schoo...

June 5, 2015, 0 comment(s)

Arizona Daily Star: The kids (learning political systems) are all right

Young people need to know more about how their government works so they can become informed voters. Here in Tucson, U...

June 4, 2015, 0 comment(s)

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