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Civic Education: Our Democratic Responsibility

created Dec 06, 2018 02:29 PM
by Nancy McTygue, Executive Director “…a government resting upon popular suffrage cannot be successful unless those who elect and who obey their governors are educated.  Since a democratic ...

Civic Education Resources

created Mar 20, 2018 01:21 PM
The California History-Social Science Project website includes a civic education resources page:  http://chssp.ucdavis.edu/civic-education   There you will find the recent Current Context ...

The Roots of our Immigration Crisis

created Jan 19, 2018 10:44 AM
by Shelley Brooks, Ph.D. Last week, President Trump’s reported use of an expletive during a discussion about immigration reform with members of Congress sparked a firestorm of controversy ...

Debating the purpose of public lands

created Dec 20, 2017 02:41 PM
Debating the purpose of public lands     This blog post is meant to accompany the recent Current Context issue that examines the history of public land in the United States, including the ...

Teaching after Terror - Las Vegas

created Oct 02, 2017 09:23 AM
by Nancy McTygue, Executive Director I can’t believe I’m writing another one of these posts in response to a horrific terrorist attack.  In 2015, I wrote two – one in response to the massacre ...
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