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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!

Civics education can increase participation

I applaud the goal of the Civics Education Initiative’s effort to be sure Iowa students have a bas

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‪‎On This Day‬ in 1925, a verdict was reached in the famous Scopes Monkey Trial—an epic battle over the teaching of evolution.

On July 21, 1925, the famous Scopes Monkey trial over teaching evolution in public schools concluded

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How Philadelphia lost the nation’s capital to Washington

July 16 is a sad day for some historically minded Philadelphians: It’s the 225th anniversary of th

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As Joe Foss would say,

once a Marine, always a Marine in service & defense of our country. Today, the Joe Foss Institut

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Happy Birthday 14th Amendment

Today we celebrate the anniversary of the 14th Amendment (ratified July 9, 1868). Here’s what you

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Ever heard of the 26th Amendment? Chances are you have been impacted.

Today we celebrate the anniversary of the 26th Amendment (ratified July 1, 1971). Here’s what you

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Frank Riggs Takes Civics Fight to Washington

JFI President & CEO Frank Riggs recently returned to Washington, D.C., to meet with the U.S. Ass

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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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