Students in Washington state get too little instruction on basic civics, from constitutional rights to how government functions.
Articles about Civics for All
To show kids why their voices matter, Seattle will amp up voter-education lessons for all grade levels.
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.
County and Seattle City Council boost “Civics for All” initiative for Seattle Schools
Originally published Monday, March 17, 2014 on Seattle City Council Website.
Civics for All Resolution
Originally published on Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Seattle Times Local News Education Lab Blog, Posted by Claudia Rowe
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 […]
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 […]
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