Explore the debate and science of Civics Education.

January 2, 2020

Oklahoma Ed Agency is OK with Promoting Progressive Activism as Civics

David Randall

The Oklahoma State Department of Education announced this month that Generation Citizen "offers training support to bring action civics into the classroom."

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October 2, 2019

Testing Threatens "Civic Education"

David Randall

New Civics finds an enemy in standardized testing. It turns out, explains David Randall, that tests require extensive factual knowledge. The sort of knowledge that only comes from in-class education and diverts students from the progressive activism...

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July 23, 2018

Is Service-Learning a Disservice to Philosophy?


NAS member Spencer Case writes on the use of service-learning in philosophy.

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March 8, 2018

The Real Fallout From High School Walkouts

Peter Wood

Writing at Minding the Campus, NAS President Peter Wood discusses how student walkouts subordinate education to the quest for power.

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March 5, 2018

The Oscars, Oppression, and Our Mal-educated Citizenry

Keli Carender

The Oscars are yet another example of how American civics education has been corrupted.

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October 16, 2017

Civics Education Must Be Liberal Education

Ian Lindquist

Ian Lindquist writes on the flaws of civics education, and on how it can be improved.

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July 20, 2017

The New Civics Pushes Progressive Advocacy Through Service Learning

David Randall

David Randall examines a few case studies of New Civics programs in Indiana.

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