Hundreds of students protested by the U.S. Capitol as part of an international movement to demand policies to curb climate change.
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March 15, 2019
March 12, 2019
Here's what you need to know about this Friday's Youth Climate Strike, and how it fits into the larger context of student activism.
March 05, 2019
The number of states requiring students to take civics classes or pass citizenship exams is set to grow, as existing requirements kick in and new proposals are put on the table.
February 21, 2019
New data from a Tufts University center show increases in youth voter turnout rates in 17 states.
January 30, 2019
Youth voter participation surged in Florida, Oklahoma, and Nevada, according to new analyses.
January 17, 2019
It's an extraordinary contrast at a moment when civic institutions, including schools, are rethinking how the Confederacy and slavery are portrayed in history.
November 29, 2018
A new federal lawsuit asserts that the failure of public schools to prioritize civics education is depriving students of many of their constitutional rights.
November 21, 2018
Thanksgiving is often seen as a quintessential feel-good holiday, but many argue the way its taught in schools perpetuates a myth and dishonors Native Americans.
November 15, 2018
Florida unions have released a collection of voter-related materials, but curriculum addressing election recounts appears to be short supply.
November 06, 2018
A Maryland educator has her students look at local elections through the lens of a local controversy—the opioid epidemic—and a national one, the debate over voter suppression.