Heritage: Solving the Civics Crisis Begins at Home

As the election results in Virginia and elsewhere demonstrate, many parents are upset with how American history and civics are being taught in schools. And it’s hard to blame them. Some feel we are tearing down our nation’s past. Others believe we are not doing enough to tell the history [...]

By |2021-11-16T17:47:23-04:00November 10th, 2021|Press|Comments Off on Heritage: Solving the Civics Crisis Begins at Home

Which Kennedy did the most for democracy? The one who started the Special Olympics

Sure, RFK and JFK were important. But one Kennedy embodied the American values of good citizenship. It’s fitting that the Olympics are concluding this weekend, only as schools begin to re-open around the country. Because when students return to the classroom, their civics teachers ought to consider asking them an [...]

By |2021-10-14T12:48:30-04:00August 8th, 2021|Press|Comments Off on Which Kennedy did the most for democracy? The one who started the Special Olympics

Holocaust civics project will help students understand totalitarian rule | Commentary

By WILLIAM MATTOX GUEST COLUMNIST | APR 08, 2021 AT 5:30 AM April 8 is Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. It’s a day for all of us to reflect on the horrible atrocities inflicted upon the Jews. A day for all Americans to celebrate the Jews’ liberation from the Nazis. And a day for all [...]

By |2021-04-08T10:04:59-04:00April 8th, 2021|Press|Comments Off on Holocaust civics project will help students understand totalitarian rule | Commentary

Florida House education chairman: Better civics lessons needed in schools

Florida lawmakers could propose some changes this year in how public schools educate studentsabout American government, history and the democratic system. Miami Republican Rep.Michael Bileca, the House Education Committee chairman, saysthe issue is near and dear to him, and his primary goal is to streamline civics educationso it runs from [...]

By |2021-10-14T12:49:28-04:00January 27th, 2017|Press|Comments Off on Florida House education chairman: Better civics lessons needed in schools
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