Civics in Middle School

Civics in Middle School

RE:  HB 1252 — Civics Education in Middle School ACTION NEEDED Please urge your state Representative to vote YES for HB 1252 to require every public elementary school to include civics education in its 6th, 7th, and 8th grade curriculum. WHY IT MATTERS Quality civics courses have tremendous impact. For example, when Florida introduced a required civics course in middle school, 61% of Florida students achieved proficiency in civics, […]

Democracy in Action: Women Vote

Democracy In Action:: LWVN’S Pocket Guide to Being Activist!

What can you do right now, today, to be politically active and make Democracy work? VOTE!!! 1. Register to vote! DuPage County Will County Check the status of your registration at DuPage County Board of Elections Will County Board of Elections 2. Vote in all elections; yes, even the primaries! Our next election, a consolidated primary election, will be February 28, 2017. 3. Become an election […]