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Fewer schools teach civics

Posted at 8:23 AM, Feb 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-25 10:23:58-05

A staggeringly low number of US students test proficient on American National Government exams, prompting calls for a revival in civics education.

With record youth voter turnout in the 2018 midterm elections, many hope that enthusiasm could translate into the classroom and then back to the voting booth.

Mola Lenghi reports from civics class in Woodbridge, Virginia.