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A Crisis In Civic Education

April 25, 2016 by Michael B. Poliakoff

Ten percent of college graduates think Judge Judy sits on the Supreme Court! ACTA continues its podcast with an examination into this brewing crisis in civic education. ACTA Vice President of Policy Michael Poliakoff explains how higher education has shirked its responsibility to students and taxpayers by fostering climates of civic illiteracy.






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