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Response to ellisonz (Original post)

Wed Dec 28, 2011, 06:07 PM

42. This is pathetic

They need to stop with the testing fetish and start education people. We were taught basic information like the branches of the government and what they do in elementary, junior high and high school. Hell, I remember being in junior high, and thinking "Why do they keep teaching this? I've known this for years!" Of course, my favorite subjects were history and government studies (taught pretty much as one subject in elementary and junior high in my district) and that may have something to do with my knowing this information well. I don't know exactly of how well basic civics are taught in my local public school system these days. However, my hunch is that civics is secondary or tertiary.

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