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Civics in Alabama

We have, in Alabama, students and parents who are upset by the passage of Sen. Arthur Orr’s SB32, which will require Alabama’s high school seniors to pass a civics exam to graduate, starting in the 2018 – 2019 school year. In a state with lagging educational achievement, the addition of any new graduation requirement will produce ill-will in certain sectors of the population. To be frank, I have to wonder whether someone who is upset by an added graduation requirement is someone who isn’t sure his child can meet it. I… Read more Civics in Alabama