School systems are failing their students with outdated and inconsequential civics education that is only focused on facts and memorization. The simple multiple-choice questions found on most civics tests require memorization of unconnected facts in order to pass. Samples include: Which of the following includes three of the 13 original states? Who is in charge […]
Eve Rifkin is a public school educator of over 20 years and cofounder of City High School, in Arizona and a fellow with the Public Voices OpEd Project.