civics
Opinion
America’s ‘only hope’ may be in faith-filled pastors, voters, showing up to sway policy, culture

Don’t think the culture is completely in the commode? Articles in Cosmopolitan’s Summer 2024 issue include: “Helping My Best Friend’s Husband Collect a Sperm Sample Was the Hottest Hand Job Ever. And… Read More

May 20, 2024
Culture
What stands between US citizens and the American dream today

(Daily Signal) – Is the American dream a feasible aspiration anymore? Housing prices and interest rates are up, making it almost impossible for young people to afford to buy a home. Read More

May 16, 2024
Christian Schools
Study suggests school choice could help mend America’s partisan divide

School choice may help students overcome the growing divisiveness observed by cultural commentators today – and do more good for the public than public education itself, a new study suggests. Read More

May 13, 2024
Christian Schools
Private and parochial schools produce better citizens than public schools, new research finds

The movement to establish public schools in America was based around a simple idea, namely that a widely educated populus would benefit the nation by being better citizens. Horace Mann,… Read More

April 22, 2024
Legislation
The significance of the Ten Commandments can now be taught in Utah public schools as part of American History

Utah public schools will now have the ability to teach the Ten Commandments after a new law was passed in the Legislature. Utah Gov. Sean Cox signed a bill last… Read More

March 26, 2024
lincoln, civics education
Culture
‘You can’t fix what you don’t understand’: New study raises more worries about America’s civics literacy

A new survey found 70% of Americans would fail a basic civics literacy quiz. The survey by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce of 2,000 registered voters… Read More

February 21, 2024
Opinion
Beware civics education’s ‘wolf in sheep’s clothing’

(The Daily Signal) – Everyone agrees that American students need better civics education. Civic knowledge in America is abysmal. Fewer than half of American adults can name the three branches of… Read More

February 12, 2024
Christian Schools
Iowa Christian School wins statewide civics award

Ahead of the November election, students of voting age at Ankeny Christian School in Ankeny, Iowa are focused on their civic duty.  The school was recently named a winner of… Read More

January 30, 2024
lincoln, civics education
Legislation
Civics reform introduced in Wisconsin, but state education department, Democrats, refuse to get on board

Wisconsin’s top educrats and Democrats are opposed to requiring patriotic civics classes in the state’s public schools. Assembly Bill 898 would require the Wisconsin Department of… Read More

January 22, 2024
Public Education
Sons of American Revolution student and educator awards submission deadlines fast approaching

The Sons of the American Revolution is encouraging students and educators to submit applications for its various awards, some with cash prizes worth thousands of dollars. SAR is a congressionally… Read More

December 26, 2023
Culture
Solving America’s history and civics crisis

(The Daily Signal) – History and civics education in America is languishing. A troubling number of Americans can’t even pass a U.S. citizenship test. Pioneer Institute‘s recent poll findings on… Read More

December 15, 2023
Homeschools
Kansas legislators encourage homeschoolers’ participation: ‘You know your child best’

Four legislators from the Kansas House and Senate urged homeschool families to get more involved in the state’s educational policies, even inviting them to testify at legislative committees.  “Legislation does… Read More

August 24, 2023
Culture
What the Declaration of Independence teaches us about our rights, duties as Americans

(The Daily Signal) – If we want to conserve the American nation, then we must begin with the Declaration of Independence. We should be aware of the richness of this… Read More

July 3, 2023
Public Education
Middle school math scores see biggest drop in 50 years

Math test scores for 13-year-old students have plummeted by the largest drop ever recorded in 50 years, according to a Wednesday report. Between 2020 and 2023, 13-year-old students’ math scores… Read More

June 21, 2023
Public Education
Students fail history and civics in latest national report card. CRT ‘civics crusaders’ blamed

Test scores for 8th graders on civics and history declined according to the test known as the Nation’s Report Card or NAEP, released Wednesday. It was the first… Read More

May 4, 2023
Public Education
First group of 4,500 teachers receive $3,000 civics bonuses in Florida

(The Center Square) – As teacher shortages persist in states nationwide, Florida continues to expand teacher recruitment and reward teachers with bonuses, following through on several initiatives launched last year… Read More

April 6, 2023
Public Education
DeSantis to reward teachers with $3K bonus for refresher training on civics

(The Center Square) – Gov. Ron DeSantis wants Florida teachers to emphasize civic education and reward those who do with a $3,000 bonus. The second-term Republican held a news conference… Read More

March 24, 2023
Public Education
Kansas among states lagging in civics instruction

(The Sentinel) – Mar. 6-10 is designated as National Civic Learning Week. But a 50-state survey of curriculum and legislative initiatives shows Kansas lagging behind in dedication to teaching civics, defined by … Read More

March 9, 2023
Homeschools
Homeschool Capitol Days planned for Kansas, Missouri

Homeschool associations in Kansas and Missouri are preparing for a day at the state capitol where families can meet lawmakers and celebrate their educational freedoms. The Christian Home… Read More

January 16, 2023
Legislation, Public Education
Nevada voters could break up America’s fifth-largest school district in 2024

(The Center Square) – An initiative to break up Nevada’s Clark County School District (CCSD) submitted over 220,000 signatures for verification, surpassing the 140,777 needed to put it on the… Read More

November 30, 2022