civics civics  /ˈsɪ vɪks/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the social science of municipal affairs

News

  1. New civics class emphasizes citizenship

    Pocono Mountain School District teachers and administrators working to develop a new civics class for sophomores have looked to an unexpected source — the U.S. citizenship test.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Pocono Record

  2. Civics Central: Taylorsville considers tax increase, Salt Lake City holds budget hearing

    Civics Central: Taylorsville considers tax increase, Salt Lake City holds budget hearing the Salt Lake Tribune Published Jun 10, 2013 06:24PM MDT Here’s your weekly roundup of what local city councils, school boards and other government entities are tackling during regularly scheduled meetings. Government agencies have until 24 hours before a meeting to post their agendas, so check back as this ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

  3. Civics website teaches students lessons on history, government

    This is a screen grab of the game "We the Jury," taken from the ICivics website.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Peoria Journal Star

Quotes

  1. In his letter, which was sent to reporters, McCain writes, "The television advertisement you are planning to air degrades our civics and distracts us from the very real differences we have with the Democrats."
    on Apr 23, 2008 By: John McCain Source: CBS News

  2. "I've just never understood why, just because you're a member of a party, you have special rights," Bloomberg said. "That's not the civics that I learned in junior high school, and if Ralph Nader wants to run, good luck to him."
    on Feb 25, 2008 By: Michael Bloomberg Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "We're concerned that teaching to the test and the emphasis on math and science is hurting the American civics education," Newton said.
    on Sep 16, 2007 By: Eric Newton Source: FOXNews

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