Indiana and Brown County
- Brown County Schools – “We the People ” – Education and Competition
- 2020 Indiana Civic Education Task Force (CETF) Recommendations Report Final
- SUPERINTENDENT’S CORNER: How can we improve Indiana’s civic health? By Laura Hammack, 11/17/20
- RealClear has launched an educational portal on American Civics — this piece you are reading is its introductory essay — to give a fair accounting of the Founders and the successive generations who did their part in what Alexis de Tocqueville called “the great American experiment.”
- … the foundation asked a series of multiple-choice questions to a statistically valid sample of Americans – questions that are on the actual U.S. Citizenship Test. In 2018, only 36% of poll respondents could pass it.
- Myth #1: History is boring, dry, and useless.
- Myth #2: Memorizing historical facts and dates is a bad idea.
- Myth #3: History is a developmentally inappropriate topic below the third or fourth grade.
To the Republic: Rediscovering the Constitution Washington Times
RealClearPublicAffairs’s 1776 Series –– explains the major themes that define the American mind.
‘1776’ Is Helping Turn Civics Education Around Mike Sabo, RealClearEducation
America Wasn’t Founded on Slavery in 1619 – Peter Wood, New York Post
- This year marks the 400th anniversary of the Pilgrims’ arrival at Plymouth, Massachusetts, in 1620, an event which President John Quincy Adams described as the “birthday” of our nation. You might expect this seminal moment in world history to be commemorated with great fanfare. But don’t get your hopes up.
Trump Taps Conservative Giants to Lead 1776 Commission Tyler O’Neil, PJ Media