Newslinks and Resources
Civics in the News
Judges Journal Issue on Civics Education (Summer 2012) PREMIUM CONTENT
Levine What We Need to Do About Civic Education, Huffington Post, (Oct 2012)
Circle New CIRCLE Fact Sheet Describes State Laws, Standards, and Requirements for k-12 Civics Circle (Oct 2012)
Campbell. We Need Better Civic Education The Miami Herald (Oct 2012)
Associated Press. Souter: Ignorance of civics is greatest problem facing U.S. First Amendment Center (Sept 2012)
Coley and Sum. Fault Lines in Our Democracy: Civic Knowledge, Voting Behavior, and Civic Engagement in the United States ETS.org (May 2012)
Lagemann and Lewis. "Renewing Civic Education:Time to restore American higher education’s lost mission" Harvard Magazine (March-April 2012)
O'Connell. "State Will Track Civic Education in Colleges." MetroWest Daily News (March 12, 2012)
Davis et al. “Restoring Civic Purpose in School,” Education Week (March 6, 2012).
Duncan. “The Next Generation of Civics Education,” US Department of Education (March 29, 2011).
“A New Civic Mission of Schools” Carnegie Review (Spring 2011).
Hansen. “Flunking Civics: Why America’s Kids Know So Little,” ABA Journal (May 1, 2011).
Weiss. “New Test Results Show Crisis in Civics Education, Say Retired Justice O’Connor, ABA President,” ABA Journal (May 4, 2011).
Duncan et al. “NCSS Leaders on Social Studies,” National Council for the Social Studies Connected (May/June 2011).
Stengel. “One Document, Under Siege,” TIME (July 4, 2011).
O’Connor. “Closing America’s Civic Education Deficit,” The Philadelphia Inquirer (September 16, 2011).
O’Connor et al. “Jobs and Civics Go Hand in Hand,” USA Today (November 1, 2011).
“Attorneys and The Higher Calling” Remarks of U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to the American Bar Association Litigation Section (October 2, 2010).
Zack. “Better Civic Education Will Inform Our Children and Inspire Them to Participate,” ABA Journal (December 1, 2010).
Souter. “Remarks on Civic Education,” American Bar Association Opening Assembly (August 1, 2009).
Durham. “Stronger Civics Education Would Aid American Citizens and Democracy,” The Salt Lake Tribune (October 15, 2009).
Rendell. “U.S. Needs an Educated Citizenry,” The Philadelphia Inquirer (September 15, 2008).
O’Connor et al. “A Democracy Without Civics?” The Christian Science Monitor (September 18, 2008).