Teaching Civic Literacy

Colleen Flaherty at Inside Higher Ed: File it under “possible ways to save the republic”? Purdue University may soon require that all undergraduates, from art historians to wildlife biologists, take and pass a civics test to obtain their degrees.   A number of...

Tocqueville and Civic Education

Cynthia Bambrick at Political Science Now: While most of us may not live in the sort of townships that Tocqueville observed in the Early Republic, we can still glean lessons from the experiences of those who did. Specifically, we can see the importance of the moral...