Articles about Civics for All

Effort to boost our civics IQ is sorely needed

May 6, 2016 0 Comments

Students in Washington state get too little instruction on basic civics, from constitutional rights to how government functions.

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What’s the purpose of our Bill of Rights? Most eighth-graders have no idea

April 29, 2016 0 Comments

To show kids why their voices matter, Seattle will amp up voter-education lessons for all grade levels.

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Tireless quest for more civics instruction winning backers …

April 25, 2014

Legislators in both the Seattle City and King County councils endorse Civics for All initiative that incorporates more civics into Washington’s public school curriculum.

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King County Council Votes Unanimously to Support Civics for All!

April 25, 2014

County and Seattle City Council boost “Civics for All” initiative for Seattle Schools

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Seattle City Council Votes Unanimously to Support Civics for All!

April 25, 2014

Originally published Monday, March 17, 2014 on Seattle City Council Website.
Civics for All Resolution

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Civics For All Pilot

April 11, 2014
Civics For All Pilot

Originally published on Friday, April 11, 2014
Civinomics.com, Published by Chelsea Clark, Robert Singleton, and Melanie

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Want kids to care about school? Teacher says civics are the key

February 5, 2014

Originally published on Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Seattle Times Local News Education Lab Blog, Posted by Claudia Rowe

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Crosscut.com: “Your future called. It wants a better civics education.”

June 24, 2013

Your future called. It wants a better civics education. A new national initiative is looking at demographic shifts and asking the question: Should schools go back to teaching good old fashioned civics again? … Some are blaming this voting apathy on the lack of quality civics education in our schools. Like South Lake High School […]

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Featured: Every Student A Citizen

May 13, 2013

Seattle: A Model for Civics Education By Brady Delander www.everystudentacitizen.org … It is difficult to take these ideas—big or small—from a concept floating around in your head to actual reality. That requires a certain level of fearlessness, tenacity, and commitment. Which is what makes the Civics for All Initiative so remarkable and exciting. Conceived in […]

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Hutchins wins Legislature’s 2013 Civic Educator of the Year Award

May 9, 2013

Pettigrew’s nominee wins Legislature’s Civic Educator of the Year Award   Seattle Public Schools News – Staff Celebrations South Lake High School teacher wins Legislature’s Civic Educator award May 29, 2013 | Audience: Families, Community, Staff | Contact: Communications  Phone: (206) 252-0200    

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