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the social science of municipal affairs

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Duffett, High Schools, Civics, and Citizenship: What Social Studies Teachers Think and Do, AEI Program on American Citizenship, September 2010.
O'Connor founded iCivics - a Web-based education project that provides free interactive lesson plans and games for learning civics - three years after she retired from the Supreme Court in 2006 after 24 years of service.
Arizona's law requires high school students to correctly answer 60 of 100 questions on the civics portion of the test new citizens must pass.
Building on these contributions, the second part of the book contains two essays that explore how global civics can be taught in universities, and includes an outline of readings and topics that could be featured in such a class.
Teaching government, civics and history is becoming more important than ever.
Meanwhile, all geography, history and civics textbooks refer to the Russian-held islands off Hokkaido -- Etorofu, Kunashiri and Shikotan as well as the Habomai islet group -- as Japanese territory.
Students who experience interactive discussion-based civics education (either by itself or in combination with lecture-based civics education), they found, scored highest on an array of what they described as "twenty-first-century competencies," including working with others and knowledge of economic and political processes.
The underlying notion here is that civics and citizenship education both reflects and produces the dominant version of citizenship in any society, so that changes in the former can illuminate changes in the latter.
Included in the recall are model year 2001-02 Honda Accords, 2001 Honda Civics and 2002-03 Acura TLs.
HONDA has been forced to offer to fit new handbrakes to 80,000 Civics built at its plant in Swindon after more than 100 reports of the part malfunctioning.
CAR giants Honda have been forced to recall 79,000 UKmade Civics.
The Japanese firm which makes 100,000 Civics a year at Swindon, Wilts, said the problem affects cars produced in 2006-07.
All three are hailed as UK manufacturing success stories, with Honda celebrating the milestone by declaring two Civics - a red and a grey one - as the joint millionth models.
A Carnegie-Knight Task Force survey of 1,250 5th-12th grade civics, government, and social studies teachers found that teaching to the test is leaving educators too little time for civics education.