Americans' grasp of even basic Constitutional knowledge is weak, prompting calls for redoubling civics education efforts.
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September 14, 2017
September 08, 2017
Chicago Public School students will learn the details of a police-brutality scandal that rocked the city between the 1970s and the early 1990s.
September 07, 2017
A high school senior spent his summer putting together a civics textbook that includes the perspectives of politically active youths.
August 17, 2017
A university professor details how the TV program can be used to teach cultural geography education and gives tips for adapting it in high schools.
July 10, 2017
A long-running case involving ethnic studies courses in Arizona is back in court this summer.
July 07, 2017
New Jersey school districts may soon be required to teach K-12 students how to interact with police.
June 28, 2017
The National Council on Social Studies has added a section about the academic study of religion to its College, Career, and Civic Life framework.
June 21, 2017
Talking about the statues can open up rich conversations for students, but teachers need to be prepared.
June 13, 2017
Oregon is the latest state to consider adding an ethnic studies curriculum.
June 05, 2017
Rep. Tommy Benton has landed in hot water before for introducing resolutions defending Confederate memorials and downplaying the role of slavery in the Civil War.