Bipartisan Group of Senators Hope to Fund Improved Civics Education
Recommended Reading / June 20th, 2022 / By Richard Perrins
The Senate is getting a second chance to pass a civic education bill that failed to make the grade two years ago. On Wednesday, a bipartisan group reintroduced the Civics Secures Democracy Act, with the hope of sparking a Senate-wide vote to improve American students’ understanding of civics and history.
More than Memorization: A New Civics Education Vision May Reduce Polarization
Recommended Reading / May 12th, 2021 / By Max Karlin
In the United States today, politics seems to be less about governing and more about finding the best way to demean the other side. The result: a partisan divide and an epidemic of affective polarization. Affective polarization is defined as “the extent to which citizens feel more...