CampusReform reports: Students clueless about American govt history

This means we're in trouble folks!

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The American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA), released a report last month detailing what they call “a crisis in American civic education.”

Over the past 15 years, ACTA, an “independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America’s colleges and universities,” has released multiple surveys and reports that show how ignorant college graduates are of America’s history and heritage.

The newest report puts the blame squarely on the universities.

“[Students] cannot identify the term lengths of members of Congress, the substance of the First Amendment, or the origin of the separation of powers,” says the report by the ACTA…

Read the rest at CampusReform.

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