Time ism running out to pick our next president…but first brush up on some civics…..chuq
This country is in deep do-do…….we have collectively lost our grasp of what civics is all about.
For the most part civics is not a big subject in our schools any more……that needs to change and change NOW!
Our current divide within the co8untry is an perfect illustration how shit happens when civics education is ignored….
It will be natural for each side, energized by the unrest, to resort to thinking of civic education in its same standardized, partisan forms. For the Left, civics is more or less synonymous with activism. Democratic activities are held up as the paragon of patriotism, leaving students inclined to protesting, marching, and voting as the peak of political virtue.
By contrast, the Right often places greater emphasis on content civics, implying that a clear account of one’s history and an understanding of American institutions is sufficient for cultivating civic virtue.
Both approaches to…
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