A detailed plan reimagining civic education shows a way toward a healthy American democracy at a time of deep polarization.
Education articles on Democracy Chronicles
It is clear that high rates of education are essential for countries to be able to achieve high levels of economic growth and to manage a modern democracy. Spreading quality education to everyone around the world is vital to progress.
For more than 90% of India’s population, digital literacy is almost non-existent. This situation is fuelling the fake news problem in India.
Over 90 US college campuses now use ranked choice voting as Georgia State University adopts the highly valued election method.
Mainstream science education generally does not, but should, educate students against fascist views such as racism, sexism, homophobia.
Resources range from short cartoons to academic papers and journals, so there is something there to appeal to a wide range of age groups.
The state Senate passed bipartisan legislation that would require classes on civics to be taught in the state’s middle schools.
An announcement that local regulations that allow schools to use minority languages in classes are “incompatible with the Chinese Constitution”.
Swiss preschoolers line up to cast their ballots in a vote that will shape lives in the make-believe village where they call the shots.
This uniquely inventive new game’s name ‘Concurrence’ is a play on words: it means “agreement” in English and “competition” in Russian.
The lengthy production process and the fact that the content is checked by several people are ultimately an expression of a democratic self-image.