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Joe Foss Institute

Today, four out of five 8th graders aren’t proficient in civics and only 9 percent of fourth-graders can identify Abraham Lincoln. Join with the Joe Foss Institute, an educational non-profit organization, to battle civics illiteracy and close the civics education gap. Together, with programs that serve schools, youth organizations, and teachers, we will prepare tomorrow’s leaders for a life of active and engaged citizenship. Learn more now!

3 FUN, SIMPLE DIY GAMES FOR JULY 4!

It’s summertime, so take playtime outdoors with these kid-friendly games! FamilyFun Magazine&#

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DO THE FOUNDING FATHERS HAVE ALL THE ANSWERS?

Beginning with the legendary rivalry between Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton, historian Davi

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Braceras: Don’t know much about U.S. history

“As the school year comes to a close, it is worth considering what our children have learned t

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And the winner is….

Congratulations Kimberly Koiser (right), U.S. Government teacher at Kathleen High School at Lakeland

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Louisiana moves closer to enacting civics education legislation

“Beginning in 2016, Louisiana high school students will have to demonstrate the same knowledge

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Beginning in 2016….

Louisiana high school students will have to demonstrate the same knowledge about American government

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The Statue of Liberty arrives in America, 130 years ago today

It’s hard to imagine America without the Statue of Liberty, but the icon of freedom didn’t make

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The Army celebrates it’s 240th birthday today.

Formed in 1775 by an act of the Continental Congress, the Army has grown from a ragtag group of stat

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Today we celebrate Flag Day…

an enduring symbol of American values and freedom. However, did you know there are classrooms across

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And soon there will be eight!

Louisiana is set to became the eighth state to pass the civics education legislation. The bill (Hous

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