Tag: civics literacy excellence initiative

Richard Corcoran: Florida Civics and Debate Initiative Starts Applications for 2021-2022 School Year

Currently, the program is active in 30 Florida school districts, with 59 participating schools and more than 1,300 student competitors. The goal is to expand the program to 50 districts at 100 new middle and high schools to elevate civic knowledge, skills and disposition for middle and high school students through speech and debate by developing competitive speech and debate teams.

Dr. Karen Hiltz: Time to Define Civics in K-12 Education

Given the most recent testing scores reported by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP, U.S. Department of Education), it’s no wonder civics is on the radar.