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Study Reveals Civic Literacy Lacking Among Americans

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It found that more than 70% of Americans fail a basic civic literacy quiz on topics like the three branches of government and the number of Supreme Court justices. That’s why we’re so committed to the National Civics Bee® and other civics literacy programs." More than 75% of adults in the U.S.

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NBA Hall of Famer Dwyane Wade Gifts $3M for Literacy, Scholarships

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Literacy is a core focus area in our efforts to improve lives,” said Wade-Johnson. “We Kathleen Clark, who has led the program since its inception, said children participate in phonological awareness and structured literacy instruction that targets their reading needs.

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New Jersey Senate Sends K-12 Media Literacy Bill to Governor's Desk

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Phil Murphy will be receiving a media literacy bill from the New Jersey Senate to sign, a bill that would make New Jersey the first state to mandate information literacy education for all K-12 students. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy “This bill ensures that 1.3 Phil Murphy “This bill ensures that 1.3

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ASU Faculty Receive $1.6 Million for Program to Better Teach K-12 Educators about Civics, History, and Media Literacy

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Department of Education for a program to teach K-12 teachers about civics, history, and media literacy. Teachers who have been hired to teach history and social studies in [high-poverty schools] may not have had much coursework in history, civics and media literacy themselves or training in how to teach these subjects,” Harris said.

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VCU Postponing Making Racial Literacy Classes Mandatory Due to Insufficient Class Seats

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Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) is postponing making racial literacy classes mandatory for the 2023-24 school year, NBC 12 reported.

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Chris Paul Graduates from Winston-Salem State University, Gives Fellow Classmates Career Advancement and Financial Literacy Opportunities

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NBA star Chris Paul has graduated from Winston-Salem State University and is helping give career advancement and financial literacy opportunities to his fellow graduating classmates.

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Nikole Hannah-Jones Howard University

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Wells Society for Investigative Reporting, and, in 2022, she opened the 1619 Freedom School, a free afterschool literacy program in her hometown of Waterloo, Iowa. Her reporting earned her the MacArthur Fellowship, a Peabody Award, two George Polk Awards, and three National Magazine Awards. She co-founded the Ida B.

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