There's a big divide in who gets to learn about how government works

Nov 13, 2019
Nearly a third of white students were at least “proficient” in civics. Only 9% of black students met that standard.
Seventeen-year-old Mya Kelly in her high school American government class at Paul Lawurence Dunbar High School.
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What federal funding for civics reveals about American political discourse

Nov 6, 2019
As Americans grapple with questions of impeachment, many schools have shifted attention away from civics education.
Teacher Oumar Diallo at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School in Washington, D.C., says he tries to use current events to keep his students interested in civics.
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