Report Links Civics Knowledge to Voting Rates

May 23, 2012

Students who don't learn civics -- starting at young ages -- are less likely to grow up to be students and citizens who vote and who volunteer, says a report being issued today by the Educational Testing Service. The report urges an increased emphasis on civic education at all levels of education, and urges colleges to look for ways to encourage their students to vote and to participate in public life.


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