Tag: Voting Age

Weekly News Roundup

This Week in Civics: Youth Voting in Teen Vogue and Civic Readiness in Nebraska

A wordcloud about citizenship

Each week, I like to sort through the various news articles, op-eds, and columns related to civics education and highlight what’s going on around the country. The lead article this week relates to a topic I’ve talked about quite a bit in the last few week’s – a 16 year old voting age. From there, […]

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Weekly News Roundup

This Week in Civics: Civics in Action, Youth Voting, and the Russians

Picture of the Jefferson Memorial at night from across the Potomac.

Here’s a quick round-up of news articles and columns from around the country this week related to civics education. One article focuses on civics in action through project based learning in Florida. Another focuses on a push to lower the voting age in New York. And a third suggests that our failure to focus on […]

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Weekly News Roundup

This Week in Civics: Voting Age, We the People, and the Fate of the Civics Testing Initiative

A hand holding a "I Voted" sticker.

What age should people be allowed to vote – 21? 18? 16? That’s one of the issues in the news this week. Here’s a round-up of civics related items that have cropped up throughout the country. Besides youth voting, other topics include civics classes in New Hampshire, Libby Liberty in Alabama, a new research institute […]

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