Former WA Congressman & Mother Jones Co-Founder publish op-ed on Civic Education!
The Seattle Times just published an op-ed written by Former Republican Washington Congressman George Nethercutt and Mother Jones co-founder Economist Richard Parker entitled "A national call to action on citizenship education." See what it says! Excerpt below.
“There’s a way to engage our nation and its leaders in a dialogue to help navigate the difficult journey through the polarized chaos that paralyzes politics today... citizenship education. Studies show that Americans are frightfully undereducated when it comes to knowing the story of the United States...That's bad for our education system and bad for the fabric of American society… America has always been a nation of arguments - because democracies should be. Citizenship education won't end our arguments, but it can help inform them."
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