State of Civics & Our Republic

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State of Civics & Our Republic

2018 Edelman Trust Barometer

2018 Edelman Trust Barometer

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An 18 year retrospective on the public’s trust in institutions showing that, in only one year, American’s faith in government, business, nongovernmental organizations, and the free press plummeted 37%.
A Crucible Moment: College Learning & Democracy’s Future
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A Crucible Moment: College Learning & Democracy’s Future

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A national call to action to reinvest in and reimage civic learning.
All Together Now
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All Together Now

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Collaboration and innovation for youth engagement including a look at civic action, misinformation, and the shared responsibility of in and out of school influences on civic learning. Showing that only 22% of 18-24 year olds who voted correctly answered two factual questions (out of two) about the candidates’ positions on the issues they cared about most.
Americans’ Civics Knowledge Increases but still has a Long Way to Go
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Americans’ Civics Knowledge Increases but still has a Long Way to Go

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Only 39% of American adults can name the three branches of government, and the link between civics classes and civic knowledge.
Beyond the Ballot
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Beyond the Ballot

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A look at civic education and media literacy as a national security imperative.