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PRESS RELEASE - Illinois General Assembly Passes Bill Requiring Civic Education in Middle Schools Heads to the Governor for Signature

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Civic Education Media Coverage Archive

NEWS RELEASE: Governor Pritzker Signs Bill Requiring Civic Education in Illinois Middle Schools

August 14, 2019

NEWS RELEASE: Illinois General Assembly Passes Bill Requiring Civic Education in Middle Schools Heads to the Governor for Signature

LT, Nazareth Work to Fit Civics Requirement into Curriculum

Chicago Tribune, January 9, 2017

Elections 2016: Kirk, Duckworth Campaigns and Civics Experts Visit Election Class

Francis W. Parker School, May 31, 2016

Sunday Spin Discusses Illinois Civics Course Requirement, Student Press Freedoms

WGN Radio, May 1, 2016

Youth Voting: State and City Approaches to Early Civic Engagement

Education Commission of the States, December 17, 2015

In election year, teachers tackle politics in class

Chicago Tribune, January 29, 2015

Why Civics Is About More Than Citizenship

The Atlantic, September 17, 2015

Civics class required for high school graduation will push the envelope

Chicago Tribune, September 8, 2015

Civics to return to Illinois schools in 2020

Chicago Tribune, August 25, 2015

Debate over civics: Should it be required for graduation in Illinois?

Chicago Tribune, June 3, 2015

Illinois Civics Bill Heads to Governor's Desk

Education Week, June 4, 2015

Civic education could be required in all Illinois high schools

WNIU Radio, April 27, 2015

State group pushing to overhaul civic education

Chicago Tribune, December 4, 2014