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Underly: Active citizenship is what we need
To strengthen civics education, we need a Wisconsin Civics Advisory Council
Jill Underly
Jill Underly
An understanding of civics — of the rights and duties of citizens — is essential to a well-functioning democracy. That means the effective teaching of civics is also essential. We want our children to grow up to be engaged citizens, to be critical consumers of information, to be actively involved in the civil discourse of this state and nation, to understand and participate in the processes of government, and to vote.