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Region students win top marks in We the People contest

INDIANAPOLIS | Fifth-grade students from four Northwest Indiana schools earned top ratings in a We the People competition at the Statehouse on Friday by demonstrating their knowledge and understanding of government and the Constitution.

May 17, 2013 6:30 pm
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: At GSU, we take civic engagement to heart

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: At GSU, we take civic engagement to heart

On Feb. 7, Governors State University hosted a forum for candidates running in the special primary for Congressional District 2, Jesse Jackson Jr.’s former seat.

April 14, 2013 12:00 am
ANDREA NEAL: Civic literacy should be on Pence's agenda

ANDREA NEAL: Civic literacy should be on Pence's agenda

For a country saturated 24/7 in media, our ignorance of politics is stunning. Sixty-two percent of us can't identity the governor, according to a survey by Xavier University. Three-fourths can't answer the question, "What does the judiciary branch do?"

January 09, 2013 12:00 am
S'ville fifth-grade class captures civics prize

S'ville fifth-grade class captures civics prize

SCHERERVILLE | Students in Donna Spivak's fifth-grade class at Grimmer Middle School took first place in their division at the annual statewide We The People civics competition last month.

June 15, 2012 12:00 am
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