Posted Monday January 06, 2020 by ffvfadmin

Chief justice urges focus on civics education


Education Dive reports on Chief Justice John Roberts’ recent promotion of civics education. They report:

Writing that “civic education has fallen by the wayside,” Chief Justice John Roberts noted in the Supreme Court’s 2019 year-end report what the federal court system is doing to contribute to students’ knowledge of how government works. …

“Civic education, like all education, is a continuing enterprise and conversation,” he wrote. “Each generation has an obligation to pass on to the next, not only a fully functioning government responsive to the needs of the people, but the tools to understand and improve it.”

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